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Here are some links to other websites you may find useful. Please bear in mind we do not necessarily endorse the views expressed by external websites and cannot accept responsibility for their content.

Contact us (or tel 07497 434630) to suggest additional links which you would like to see included.

Your most useful link: local Keep Our NHS Public groups around the country; and please join us using the links on this page if not already a member.


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National organisations

Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI) – a health and social care policy think-tank, which aims to promote evidence-based health policy in keeping with the founding principles of the NHS.

Health Emergency – founded in the autumn of 1983, London Health Emergency is the country's biggest and longest-running pressure group in defence of the NHS.

National Association for Patient Participation – promotes and supports patient participation in primary care.

National Health Forum – exists to listen, inform, educate, support and involve patients ensuring they have a voice and every opportunity for meaningful participation in decisions that affect their lives and our NHS.

NHS For Sale? – A project of the NHS Support Federation, collecting and presenting evidence about privatisation of our NHS.

NHS Support Federation – an independent organisation that works to promote a comprehensive NHS, with equitable access and active public involvement.

NHS Together – a campaign alliance of all the health service unions and staff associations together with the TUC, working for a better health service.

Socialist Health Association – exists to promote health and wellbeing, social justice, and the eradication of inequalities through the application of socialist principles to society and government.

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Local health campaigns

For KONP groups around the country please use the 'Find a local group' link.

Camden Keep Our NHS Public

Greater Manchester KONP

Independent Kidderminster Hospital & Health Concern - Worcestershire

Northampton Save Our Public Services – Fighting to keep good public services safe from the ravages of those who wish to cut them and make money from them.

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Blogs, social networks and other frequently updated news sources

OpenDemocracy (OurNHS) – A digital commons: a shared resource, resisting both the web’s permissiveness as well as corporate efforts to enclose it. Authoritative comment and analysis on everything to do with NHS privatisation and cuts.

A Better NHS – Jonathon Tomlinson's blog. Written by an NHS doctor, this has been set up to expose the scandalous conversion of the NHS into a pre-1948 market economy.

Campaign for Public Ownership – A cross-party organisation which aims to harness public dissatisfaction with privatisation and campaign for a reversal of the disastrous policies of the last twenty-nine years.

Hospital DoctorHospitalDr.co.uk is a daily information service for all doctors working in secondary care. The website keeps readers up to date with developments in the NHS and enables them to discuss the latest medico-political issues.

Our Health - or Their Wealth - LabourNet UK

Patients4NHS – The Patients4NHS website is written by a small group of patients who realise that many people do not know that our NHS is being dismantled and how its services are being privatised. The website offers information about what is happening and what can be done to help defend the NHS as a comprehensive, publicly run health service funded from taxes.

UNISON - Health Care – A trade union site which offers detailed analysis and comment on health.

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Other information sources

Corporate Watch – a small independent not-for-profit group which undertakes research on the social and environmental impact of large corporations, particularly multinationals.

European Services Strategy Unit – University of Northumbria's site offering detailed analysis on health issues.

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Trade unions and professional bodies

British Medical Association

GMB

Doctors for the NHS

UNISON

Unite

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