Rachael Maskell is the MP for York Central. Having been a health professional in the NHS, and also Head of Health at Unite, she has spent a lifetime campaigning for health services and for a fairer society.
Why you can’t solve the NHS’s problems by banning smokers and the obese from treatment
NHS underfunding and legal changes are leading local NHS managers to deny healthcare to large groups of people who...
Published in: HomeTory marginal MPs facing electoral axe because of NHS crises in their patch
New research from Unite union predicts that the fate of 11 Tory MPs at the 2015 election could be strongly...
The scandal of low pay in the NHS
Low pay in the NHS is a scandal that affects both staff and patients, but could be easily addressed.
Who's responsible for our NHS whilst Hunt plays spectator?
Jeremy Hunt should stop playing yahboo politics and and restore his own legal responsibility to secure a...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe Left and the Big Society VI: Rachael Maskell of Unite
How will the left respond to the clear challenge of the Conservatives' Big Society project? In the latest in our...