Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
17 January 2018
"Staff are desperate for change" says a nurse. "They were literally overrun" says an A&E patient. But strikes and mass campaigning can save our NHS.
10 January 2018
The winter NHS crisis has provoked fury from patients and health workers alike, with many taking to social media to share candid photos of the situation.
3 January 2018
The NHS winter crisis has become an established part of the calendar, both predictable and predicted.
22 November 2017
Tories refuse extra cash to health service: Hot on the heels of the news that 120,000 deaths have now been linked to Tory austerity, this glib dismissal from Hammond is offensive in the extreme
1 November 2017
Handouts for sexist charity v cuts to women's refuges. Big pharma sues NHS while doctors plead for medicine.
11 October 2017
The prime minister has gone from "strong and stable" to spluttering and stuttering in the space of a few short months.
4 October 2017
The NHS crisis is escalating as the Tories continue their mission to 'slash, trash and privatise' our health service
9 August 2017
In Peru, the working class are fighting against sharp attacks on healthcare, education and working conditions. Doctors and teachers are striking nationwide.
12 July 2017
This year's annual representatives meeting, the conference of the BMA doctors' union, saw some of the most left wing policy agreed by the BMA so far
5 July 2017
Thursday 29 June 2017 saw a significant step forward for women in Northern Ireland (NI). Funding to cover the financial costs for them to access abortions in England was pledged by the Tory minority government
17 May 2017
Corbyn's £30bn extra for NHS would improve security: A 'ransomware' virus brought havoc to NHS trusts starting on 12 May, causing A&E departments to only treat life-threatening emergencies, doctors to turn patients away from surgeries, and cancelling of operations.
26 April 2017
The largest ever gathering of HCT took place on 22 April
26 April 2017
Three leading staff members have already resigned from the Tory campaign team.
5 April 2017
Finding out one has cancer is worrying enough. Treatment is often an ordeal. Facing financial hardship and insecurity as a result adds enormously to the anxiety many experience.
5 April 2017
The Tories have already cut doctors, nurses, student nurses and 15,000 beds. Now the government intends a further £22 billion of cuts through its 'sustainability and transformation plans' (STPs).
15 March 2017
Up to 250,000 people descended on London to defend the NHS on 4 March. This was an overwhelming show of solidarity for healthcare workers across the UK, struggling daily under the weight of staff shortages and underfunding.
15 March 2017
The NHS, our vital public health service, is under relentless attack. The latest spending cuts in England - £22 billion under the Tory government's misnamed 'sustainability and transformation plans' (STPs) - will mean further A&E and ward closures, fewer GPs and unfilled staff posts.
8 March 2017
I have read the Socialist paper occasionally over the years and chanced upon Socialist Party members selling it locally one weekend. In those 16 pages I found more sense, integrity and genuine class pride than in months of propaganda and spin from the mainstream media.
28 February 2017
The important national demo in London on Saturday 4th March to save the NHS needs to be a springboard to build a massive movement that can defeat the government's attempt to finish it.
22 February 2017
Angry about cuts? Worried about privatisation?: The NHS was founded to provide healthcare for everyone. Yet increasingly, cuts mean NHS services are becoming 'no longer viable' or harder to access. The BBC reckons two-thirds of hospital services in England are about to be scaled back.
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