Flaws in the NHS go deeper than the Health & Social Care Act
In the wake of the Mid-Staffs report on hospital failure, David Owen has written to the Royal Colleges urging them...
Health and a fair society: prevention rather than cure
Britain's population is growing and ageing, yet funding for the National Health Service has stagnated for the first...
Published in: Freedom of InformationThe sneak attack on Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Act is an essential tool for the British people to hold authority to account. The...
The NHS reinstatement Bill text and explanatory notes
Owen's Bill may become an important tool for campaigners and the public in pushing prospective MPs to publicly...
The National Health Action party, and why you should join
NHA Party founder Clive Peedell explains what has happened to the National Health Service in England and why his new...
PCT's technical support provider goes into administration
The firm believed to provide the majority of technical support to London's PCTs, 2e2, is going into administration....
Stuffed - hospital closures and chaos in England's health service
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's decision on Lewisham hospital is a clear signal that some fundamental and bold...
Introducing our new section - OurNHS
This week we have launched OurNHS, a brand new section of openDemocracy dedicated to England's National Health...
The great NHS robbery
Award winning author, Marcus Chown, summarises the reality of what has happened to the NHS, the quality of press...
Briefing paper - the NHS reinstatement bill
An explanation of what David Owen's new bill is trying to achieve and why it is needed
What was the real purpose of Virgin's mysterious report into NHS customer service?
In 2000, Labour asked Virgin to report on customer services in the NHS. What they delivered went well beyond this...
The Lewisham scandal: market failure and the NHS
Next week Jeremy Hunt will announce the closure of A&E and maternity services, in the face of a concerted campaign...
A bill to re-instate the NHS?
A new bill to reinstate the legal and democratic basis of the NHS in England has been laid before parliament in the...