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About Peter Pannier

Peter Pannier is a member of Docs Not Cops a group of NHS staff and patients who believe no one should be afraid to access healthcare as a basic human right, and that NHS workers should not be forced to police the people they treat.

Articles by Peter Pannier

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

NHS data-sharing U-turn is welcome – but more to do to scrap the ‘hostile environment’

Recent attention to the Windrush scandal has focused attention on the many ways migrants are deterred from accessing healthcare. This Saturday, join NHS workers protesting that they are not border guards.

Five demands for England's NHS we must not compromise on

We must demand the NHS has enough, decently paid staff. We can afford it - if we scrap the market, the PFI, and/or Trident. 

It won't be the reds, blues, purples, greens or yellows who'll save England's NHS - it will be us

Every party attempted to rebrand the NHS as 'theirs' this conference season. But even Labour's promises leave worrying gaps. It's up to us - as campaigners, citizens and workers.

The fruits of our Labour? Resisting health and education privatisation in the UK

Last week’s speech by UK Shadow Education Secretary Stephen Twigg raised alarm bells amongst both education and health campaigners. On the eve of the People’s Assembly and Labour’s Policy Forum, two successful anti-privatisation activists ask, are attempts to ‘reclaim’ the UK Labour Party diverting people from more effective local resistance?

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