Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
9 September 2010
The new government's health policy was put forward in July 2010 in the white paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS, writes David Pelsall.
29 July 2009
"It's great to have you back" were the words of one domestic worker greeting Unison shop steward Errol Maison as she clasped and hugged him on his return to work on 7 July...
25 November 2008
THE GOVERNMENT recently decided to let patients in England 'top-up' their NHS care with payments for private treatments not available on the NHS, writes Jackie Grunsell, Save Huddersfield NHS councillor.
17 September 2008
WHEN CINDY Sheehan's son, Army Specialist Casey Sheehan, was killed in Iraq in 2004, she quickly became one of the country's most high-profile anti-war activists...
30 January 2008
IT SEEMS on the cusp of being real. For the first time in the US, an African American - Barack Obama of the Democratic Party - has a serious chance of being... By Teddy Shibabaw, Socialist Alternative (CWI, USA)
22 November 2007
The twin parties of big business offer no solutions for working-class people: ELECTIONS CAN pose important questions in the minds of workers and youth. With a growing anti-war mood in the US, further signs of a looming recession... By James Kerr
19 July 2007
THE FOLLOWING articles appear in Justice, the newspaper of Socialist Alternative -the Socialist Party's counterpart in the USA...
22 March 2007
Doctors demonstrate March 2007, photo Naomi Byron
15 March 2007
NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
1 March 2007
Calling for a national demonstration in 2006 - photo Paul Mattsson
29 June 2006
The government's drive to force hospitals and other healthcare trusts to "balance the books" is putting the very future of the NHS into jeopardy. It's part of their plan to invite big business vultures to pick over its most profitable parts.
UNISON joint branch secretary Len Hockey, spoke to the socialist about the cuts being proposed at the hospital.
30 March 2006
MILLIONS OF pounds in deficit, jobs and services cut, healthcare rationed, wards and hospitals closing - the NHS is in crisis. But who's to blame? We expose the government's lies about the NHS...
30 October 2004
Review: NHS plc: Allyson Pollock quotes Aneurin Bevan in her new book NHS plc...
11 October 2003
IN SPITE of their plans for foundation hospitals being rejected by the Labour Party conference, the government is still going ahead...
9 June 2001
Profit From Illness scandal: PRIVATE GOOD, public bad. The mantra of New Labour throughout this election. Health minister Alan Milburn has boldly declared that all new hospitals in England and Wales will be built with private money...
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