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All Together For The NHS: Back The Bill

The Back the Bill campaign has been launched in support of the The National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill, a private members bill seeking to address the most harmful aspects of the coalition government’s hated Health and Social Care Act 2012.


Commenting on the British Medical Journal’s report today (Wednesday) that one third of NHS contracts have gone to private sector providers, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Privatisation is a real and growing threat to our NHS.
10 December 2014
The Chancellor’s announcement of an extra £2bn for the NHS in today’s Autumn Statement is a panicked response to four years of under-funding and makes a mockery of the government’s claim to have protected the health service from spending cuts, says the TUC.
03 December 2014
Commenting on the vote today (Friday) on Clive Efford’s NHS Bill, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “MPs have voted overwhelmingly in support of this Bill that, if successful, could reverse the government’s plans to privatise the NHS.
21 November 2014
This document is the full text of the National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill.
07 November 2014
This briefing gives an overview of the Back the Bill campaign and how to get involved.
28 October 2014
Unions Together have produced a series of resources campaigners can use as part of the 'Back the Bill' campaign, including a downloadable petition to print off, as well as a leaflet and a poster.
23 October 2014
Unions Together have set up a petition in support of a parliamentary Bill promoted by Labour MP Clive Efford. The National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill seeks to address the most harmful aspects of the coalition government’s hated Health and Social Care Act 2012. Save the NHS and...
23 October 2014
The People's March for the NHS is finishing with a rally in central London in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 6 September.
05 September 2014
The People's March for the NHS is following the route of the historic Jarrow March in 1936, having left Jarrow in the North East of England on 16 August, with the intention of reaching London, and Parliament, on 6 September 2014. Along the way, the march has been building support...
29 August 2014
The All Together for the NHS campaign believes that the public deserves a quality NHS with staff that are well motivated and properly rewarded for the vital work they do. The government is seriously under-funding the NHS at a time when demand is rising; NHS workers are being asked to...
28 August 2014

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