Happy Birthday, NHS. The much-loved creation of the post-war Labour government is 65 today.

We all need to work hard to ensure it survives another 65 years.
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve published a series of posts on the NHS as part of our efforts to do just this.
If you didn’t catch them – read them now.

They included

The NHS – the most cost-efficient health system in the world – or, at least, it was, before the Coalition got its hands on it.

Five reasons why I love the NHS in Leeds – a patient’s perspective

How to privatise the #NHS without causing a revolution – Gerry’s view from the bedside.

Remember Cameron’s 5 pledges on NHS? Are any of them unbroken?

NHS cuts and inefficient privatisation. Where do we go to hear the truth?

Efficiency in the NHS? or more opportunities for fraud?

G8, EU-US trade negotiations – and the greatest threat to the NHS?

Andy Burnham’s vision for Labour’s NHS – Whole Person Care, and an Integrated Health and Social Care system

Labour will repeal Cameron’s NHS market

Ed Miliband this week re-iterated this clear promise
“we would repeal David Cameron’s Health Act and reinstate the Secretary of State’s duty to provide a comprehensive health service”.

The Tories opposed the creation of the NHS. They’re trying to have their way again – trying to privatise it, handing it over to their friends.

You can help Labour protect the NHS – sign the petition to Protect Frontline Services here

If you’re as committed to the NHS as we are, contact us and help us in our fight against the NHS’s enemies in this Tory/LibDem Coalition.


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