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NHS campaign guide - Restore the duty to secure a comprehensive health service in England

The Health & Social Care Act abolished the Secretary of State's duty to secure a comprehensive health service, for the first time since 1948. We need it back. One of OurNHS's key NHS campaigns

‘Why we need a political campaign to restore the NHS’ - we must urgently legislate to restore the Secretary of State’s duty to secure a comprehensive health service, writes Professor Allyson Pollock.

Ed Miliband tells the Mirror why scrapping the Secretary of State's duty is so damaging, and suggests Labour would restore this duty.

Read more about the proposed ‘NHS Re-instatement bill’ here or see the links on the right.

See other campaigning tips on our 'Resources - Campaign tools' page here.

 

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