Tag Archives: Health and Social Care Bill

A final chance to defeat the hospital closure clause

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The TUC is calling on MPs to oppose the government’s ill-thought out hospital closure clause.

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Last chance to stop NHS privatisation

Despite constant assurances from ministers as it passed through parliament that NHS reforms would not pose a serious risk to the future of our healthcare system by ushering in full scale privatisation, it has become clear that this is exactly what the government intends to do. However if enough Members take a stand against the government’s reckless corporate agenda, we still have a chance of sustaining a genuinely public National Health Service.

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Vote 2012: Safe in their hands? The six broken Tory NHS promises

Jos Bell reports on the six Tory broken NHS promises, as Labour puts health at the forefront of their local elections campaign.

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After all the months of debate, does the health bill actually stack up in law?

After all the months of tortuous debate, does the health and social care bill stack up in law, asks Jos Bell?

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The bright red risks of Lansley’s horror bill: Lack of planning, hiked costs, threats galore

Jos Bell reports on the leaking of the first draft of the Transitional Risk Register of the health and social care bill, and the dangers to the NHS.

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‘Cash for Cameron’: Minister quizzed on whether health bill was bought

During today’s Parliamentary debate on the ‘Cash for Cameron’ scandal, minister Francis Maude was quizzed on the potential buying of the health bill.

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Last Post for the NHS?

Jos Bell presents eyewitness sketches from both Houses on the final passing through Parliament of the health and social care bill this week.

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Lucas: “Dismantle this reckless ideology – before it can cause irreparable harm”

Caroline Lucas MP, leader of the Green Party, writes about the ungent need for peers and MPs, at this late stage, to vote down the health and social care bill.

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With the bill almost law, is there a last minute antidote to save the NHS?

Jos Bell reports on the latest Parliamentary developments in the health and social care bill, with the legislation set to be passed into law.

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The campaign to Save our NHS isn’t over yet

Amanda Ramsay writes about the latest in the “Save our NHS” campaign, ahead of a big weekend of campaigning, with the Lords voting on the health bill on Monday.

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