Resources - Take a legal challenge

NHS campaign groups have succesfully challenged the government in court - though this is becoming harder. Part of the OurNHS Resource Guide. 

10 December 2013

‘Judicial Review Briefing’ prepared by Caroline Molloy for Keep Our NHS Public following the successful Gloucestershire campaign.

Be inspired by Lewisham’s successful legal challenge against hospital downgrading and closure, and Gloucestershire’s against hospital and community services privatisation.

‘Constitutional Assault - attack on judicial review’ - OurNHS article on how the government is trying to make these kind of legal challenges far harder in future (as well as changing the laws that both cases were taken on).

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