External Links

KONP has strong links with several organisations with whom we cooperate closely. There are also other organisations which are an important source of information. External Links list these here. The list is not comprehensive and we welcome suggestions to complement this.

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

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 marketization 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

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.

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.

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.

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. Today, the total PFI debt owed by the public is (regularly updated figure) It is institutionalised theft and it affects all of us.

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.

Politics of Health Group

The Politics of Health Group (PoHG) consists of people who believe that power exercised through politics and its impact on public policy is of fundamental importance for health. PoHG is a UK based group but with a clear international perspective and members throughout the world.

Socialist Health Organisation

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.

Spinwatch

Founded in 2005, carries out cutting-edge research into key social, political, environmental and health issues in the UK and Europe.

Unison

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.