Renationalising our NHS will require legislative change
Keep Our NHS Public supports efforts to overturn the highly damaging 2011 Health and Social Care Act with alternative legislation. The National Health Service Bill 2016-17 (often known as the NHS Reinstatement Bill) – put before Parliament as a Private Members’ Bill, seeks to do this.
The authors of the bill, academic barrister Peter Roderick and Professor Allyson Pollock created the bill to restore the NHS back to its full stature as a public service and reverse the current privatisation that is wrecking it. The NHS Bill is a legal solution to the current problems facing the NHS after more than 25 years of legislation seeking to break it apart.
oveoveeNational KONP and NHS News Scrap ICPs & Support the NHS Bill: Rally & Petition at Parliament & DoH Thank you to the over a hundred supporters who turned out on Friday 26 October to […]
Today 100 NHS and anti-privatisation activists gathered in Westminster to demand that NHS England rule to scrap the proposed Integrated Care Provider contracts. Keep Our NHS Public were joined by campaigners from Health Campaigns Together, We […]
‘Accountable’ or ‘Integrated’ care organisations – change the name but it still spells unaccountable, disintegration of our NHS
We are all quite rightly concerned about the increasing privatisation and fragmentation of the NHS in England happening under our noses. It is an affront to a publicly funded system that private companies may swoop […]
As we approach the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS, very many also had their eye on 11 July when Eleanor Smith, MP for Wolverhampton South West was due to present her NHS […]
Kailash Chand and Allyson Pollock (Reproduced with permission: first published in Political Quarterly 1st May 2018) On the 4th July, the National Health Service will celebrate its 70th birthday and there will be much fanfare and […]