Related organisations

Keep Our NHS Public has strong links with many organisations with whom we cooperate closely. There are also other organisations which are an important source of information, which are listed here.


1 Day Without Us

Campaigning against a closed, intolerant Britain where Polish teenagers are hounded to suicide because of their nationality; where doctors and nurses are obliged to act as immigration police; where families are separated because they fail to meet arbitrary income thresholds; where migrant workers are treated as intruders or commodities rather than human beings.

38 Degrees
On line campaigning. 38 Degrees is the angle at which snowflakes come together to form an avalanche, together we’re unstoppable.
54000 Doctors
54000 doctors was set up by Doctor Chris Day after his experience of whistleblowing. The campaign aims to promote and ensure whistleblowing protection for the 54000 junior doctors working in the UK.
999 Call for the NHS
We are a grassroots campaign, passionate about bringing the NHS back into public hands. We began as the #darlomums who marched from Jarrow to London in 2014. We are still fighting to save the NHS from private corporations who are now embedded within the top layer of management structure.
Campaign for the NHS Reinstatement Bill
The Bill proposes to fully restore the NHS as an accountable public service by reversing 25 years of marketisation in the NHS, by abolishing the purchaser-provider split, ending contracting and re-establishing public bodies and public services accountable to local communities.
Centre for Health and the Public Interest
An independent non-party think tank aiming to set out a vision of health and social care policy based on accountability and the public interest
On, people everywhere are starting campaigns, mobilising supporters, and working with decision makers to drive solutions.
Corporate Watch
A not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis and training have supported people affected by corporations and those taking action for radical social change.
Doctors for the NHS
Doctors for the NHS works closely with KONP and gives invaluable financial support. Many doctors who support KONP are also members of Doctors4NHS and we strongly recommend this to you. They are doctors campaigning for the restoration of the NHS as a publicly funded, publicly provided and publicly accountable service. Like KONP, they seek the abandonment in England of the market-based policies of the last 20 years. They oppose the increasing cuts to services and the systematic replacement of NHS services with private providers.
Docs Not Cops
A group of NHS staff and patients working to combat racism in the NHS. Docs not Cops believe no one should be afraid to access the healthcare they need, either because they can’t pay or might be punished. NHS workers should not be forced to police the people they treat.
Doctors of the World
Doctors of the World UK empowers excluded people to access healthcare at home and abroad. The volunteer doctors, nurses and support workers at our clinics offer primary care and health advice to excluded people including asylum seekers and undocumented migrants.
EU Initiative against TTIP and CETA
TTIP and CETA trade treaties are a threat to democracy, the environment, consumers and labour standards. But we can stop them!
European Services Strategy Unit
40+ years of rigorous research, public policy analysis and alternative strategies. The European Services Strategy Unit is committed to social justice through the provision of good quality public services by democratically accountable public bodies. It is an independent, non-profit organisation, which continues the work of the Centre for Public Services, founded in 1973.
Health Campaigns Together
Coalition of NHS campaigns and supporting unions and other organisations. An initiative to enable many of the campaigns that have been formed to liaise together, share experiences and lessons, and where possible work together on issues of common concern.
Global Justice Now
We are a democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. We mobilise people in the UK for change, and act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south.
London Health Emergency
NHS campaigning website.
National Association for Patient Participation
Our aim is to see an effective Patient Participation Group in every GP practice and that each group is based on the mutual interests of the Primary Care Team and Patients of the practice. We aim to promote the role of Patient Participation Groups as participants in decision making within the NHS. (KONP comment: NAPP could benefit from some radical participation)
National Health Action Party
The NHA Party, was launched in 2012 by health campaigners in opposition to the coalition’s top-down NHS reorganisation, We’re fighting for a healthy NHS that puts patients before profits. We’re fighting for a properly funded NHS that helps you and your family when you’re at your most vulnerable.
NHS Support Federation
An independent pressure group that campaigns to protect and improve the NHS, keeping it true to its founding principles. We are a voluntary organisation, not allied to any political party and funded by supporters from the health professions and the general public. We have been campaigning in support of the NHS since 1989.
Open Democracy: Our NHS
Our NHS is a campaigning journalism site, hosted by openDemocracy, dedicated to reinstating a genuine National Health Service in England.Vital site for articles with news and analysis about destruction of the NHS.
The NHS Roadshow is an initiative of health workers who have seen the devastating impact of cuts, closures and privatisation of the National Health Service. The government has presided over a humanitarian crisis. Record under-funding and under-staffing have left our wards struggling to stay safe.
Patients 4 NHS
Patients4NHS runs a website that aims to provide comprehensive and accessible information for members of the public who want to understand what’s been happening to the NHS in recent years, and what actions they can take to help save it.
People vs PFI
A campaign to end the scandal of the Private Finance Initiative. It is institutionalised theft and it affects all of us
The People’s Assembly Against Austerity
There is no need for ANY cuts to public spending; no need to decimate public services; no need for unemployment or pay and pension cuts; no need for Austerity and privatisation. There IS an alternative.
Public Concern At Work – The Whistleblowing Charity
Public Concern At Work aims to protect society by encouraging workplace whistleblowing. They advise individuals with whistleblowing dilemmas at work, support organisations with their whistleblowing arrangements, inform public policy and seek legislative change.
Public Matters
Public Matters is run by Deborah Harrington and Jessica Ormerod, former policy advisors to the National Health Action Party. They are aiming to become an information provider for decision makers across the public sector by reporting on the loss of the public voice and public influence in matters of public service – including the NHS.
Socialist Health Association
The SHA stands for a care system which is an integral part of our public services, providing world class care but also helping to reduce inequalities in health, wealth and power. Policy should be guided by the social determinants of health. Our model of NHS has to become part of a National Care System in which social care is also free at the point of need funded out of general taxation.
Founded in 2005, carries out cutting-edge research into key social, political, environmental and health issues in the UK and Europe.
Trade Justice Movement
The Trade Justice Movement is a UK coalition of nearly sixty civil society organisations, with millions of individual members, calling for trade rules that work for people and planet.
We recognise and defend the rights of all workers in the health service. By working together within UNISON, health sector workers are better able to fight for change.
Unite the Union – Save Our NHS
Big business has no business in our NHS, but continues to profit, thanks to this government’s Health and Social Care Act. Our money should be spent on improving services and training staff, not on shareholders and managing contracts.
We Own It – Public Services for People not Profit
Outsourcing by local government doubled in the last parliament, yet our polling shows the public don’t support this trend and that we want a say over our services. We’re calling on councils to sign up to Our Services Our Say – and tell us how they’re working towards transparent, accountable public services that put people first.