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Here’s what a trade deal with Trump could mean for our NHS


07 June 2019

This week the unacceptably high price of trading with Trump was laid bare as he declared that the NHS would be ‘on the table’ for a future trade deal. He then tried to retreat following a widespread backlash telling another interviewer: ‘I don’t see it being on the table’. Regardless of Trump’s confusion on this, the dangers of a potential US trade deal still are very real.

Campaigners have this morning dropped a ‘Dump Trump’s trade deal’ banner from Tower Bridge in London in protest against a US-UK trade deal, as Donald Trump arrives in Britain for a three-day state visit.

Trade deals with countries like the USA could do irreparable damage to health in post-Brexit Britain a new briefing from campaign groups and health experts warned today.

Our NHS at 70 is still amazing. Why isn't there an NHS for the world?


05 July 2018

The National Health Service turns 70 today. Despite too many years of austerity cuts, contracting out and PFIs, most of us still feel the NHS is one of the defining achievements of our society.

Trade deals with US and others could undermine devolution. Campaigners demand a voice in trade for Welsh Assembly

Another blow for May’s hostile environment for immigrants


20 February 2018

In the space of just two weeks, two separate parliamentary select committees have issued two damning blows to the government’s policy to create a ‘hostile environment’ for immigrants.

Are Big Pharma holding patients to ransom to boost their profits?


23 June 2017

The NHS has been forced into yet another secretive deal with a big pharmaceutical company to ensure access for cancer patients to the newest medicines. But while access to new drugs is obviously good news for cancer patients, the deal itself paints a bleak picture for the future of our NHS.

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Here’s what a trade deal with Trump could mean for our NHS


07 June 2019

This week the unacceptably high price of trading with Trump was laid bare as he declared that the NHS would be ‘on the table’ for a future trade deal. He then tried to retreat following a widespread backlash telling another interviewer: ‘I don’t see it being on the table’. Regardless of Trump’s confusion on this, the dangers of a potential US trade deal still are very real.

Our NHS at 70 is still amazing. Why isn't there an NHS for the world?


05 July 2018

The National Health Service turns 70 today. Despite too many years of austerity cuts, contracting out and PFIs, most of us still feel the NHS is one of the defining achievements of our society.

Another blow for May’s hostile environment for immigrants


20 February 2018

In the space of just two weeks, two separate parliamentary select committees have issued two damning blows to the government’s policy to create a ‘hostile environment’ for immigrants.

Are Big Pharma holding patients to ransom to boost their profits?


23 June 2017

The NHS has been forced into yet another secretive deal with a big pharmaceutical company to ensure access for cancer patients to the newest medicines. But while access to new drugs is obviously good news for cancer patients, the deal itself paints a bleak picture for the future of our NHS.

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Campaigners have this morning dropped a ‘Dump Trump’s trade deal’ banner from Tower Bridge in London in protest against a US-UK trade deal, as Donald Trump arrives in Britain for a three-day state visit.

Trade deals with countries like the USA could do irreparable damage to health in post-Brexit Britain a new briefing from campaign groups and health experts warned today.

Trade deals with US and others could undermine devolution. Campaigners demand a voice in trade for Welsh Assembly