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Defend Our NHS York Support 38 Degrees Action in York 25 April 2015

Members of Defend Our NHS York joined at least two Prospective Parliamentary Candidates to support the 38 Degrees action in York city centre on the 25 April 2015. 41 more words


MIND's mental health taskforce event 2015: The Leeds event.

Together with MIND and various mental health professionals up and down the country, in the next few months, MIND (a charitable organization in the UK to help support people with mental health issues) the task force will come up with an action plan to be implemented in the next term of government to give all people with mental illness a better chance at getting the quality of care they need.The election furore stinks of false promises, so now is a good time to get in there and create a task force list that the next government will have trouble ignoring. 1,335 more words


LibDem/Tory Coalition’s Health Act threatens privatized, two-tier NHS. Labour will stop it.

Shocking figures published by Labour have shown that since the Tories and their LibDem allies pushed through their Health and Social Care Act, privatization has galloped away in the NHS. 1,033 more words

Tory/LibDem Policies

Keep it Clean

A hundred and fifty years ago Joseph Lister discovered that simple hygiene for surgeons, doctors and nurses would prevent most commonplace diseases contracted after operations in hospitals. 169 more words

Climate Change

UK v USA Healthcare

I reconnected the other day with a friend I met 11 years ago whilst working on a Summer Camp in Connecticut, USA (I spent 5 glorious summers there between 2000 and 2004) We had been counsellors together during my last summer there and sadly lost touch until she happened to post a comment on a mutual friends Facebook page. 923 more words

Day 190

The doctor who spoke prior to me was a Consultant Psychiatrist. She spoke about depression. Her take-home message was ‘Depression is treatable.’ There was no mention of suicide. 280 more words

Marathon weekend - Oxfordshire to Trafalgar Square #March4NHS

c. 60 miles, Oxfordshire through the outskirts of London and into Trafalgar Square


Continuing to highlight the flawed policy of austerity and how this impacts the NHS and economy. 137 more words