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Midwives, Nurses and Doctors say: We Oppose the Bill

The ConDem coalition must listen: doctors, nurses and midwives now all oppose the bill and want it stopped. Initially the major unions were attempting to negotiate with the Government, however this morning they have united in their complete opposition to … Continue reading

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Adopting Baroness Elizabeth Smith

It’s been a little while since we’ve posted, I hope you haven’t missed us too much. Big Society NHS members have been a little distracted by studying for finals, moving across the country to start new jobs and such, but … Continue reading

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Dancing, rapping, marching for the alternative

It’s the day after the March for the Alternative and it was fantastic to see hundreds of thousands of people there, united in opposition to the ConDem cuts. Having set my alarm for 5.15am to leave Leeds after stitching my … Continue reading

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March for the Alternative – this Saturday

“There is no alternative” is what we’ve been hearing time after time from the coalition Government, in fact reporters have become so bored of typing it out in full they’ve resorted to reporting it as ‘TINA’. TINA is used as … Continue reading

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Newcastle says ‘No!’ to NHS Reforms

Last Saturday campaigners attended the third International Development Conference at Newcastle University. With their broken heart in tow, they got talking to as many delegates as possible to gauge exactly how the ‘Big Society’ really feels about Mr Lansley’s proposed … Continue reading

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