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The NHS needs spin-free journalism - please help

Doctors striking, politicians 'thinking the unthinkable' about the NHS - in 2016, the NHS needs 'OurNHS' more than ever. To continue breaking the stories the mainstream media miss, OurNHS needs your help now.

Patients are being turned away from hospitals, vital treatment is being refused, junior doctors are taking historic strike action. The NHS is at breaking point - but it doesn’t have to be like this. Billions are being wasted on failed ‘market’-driven bureaucracy in the NHS.

OurNHS’s high-quality journalism cuts through the corporate-influenced spin to rigorously expose the facts. Our reports on sneaky moves towards charging, withdrawing services, hospital sell-offs and the shocking failures of privatisation have all been picked up by national media, and are invaluable to NHS staff, patients and campaigners fighting against these disastrous changes.

But now we need your help. Our generous start-up funding from Betterworld and the Andrew Wainwright Reform Trust has now come to an end - so we’re asking our readers to step in and save OurNHS.

Can you make a regular donation to keep our work going?

£5 a month would make a vital difference - or pay for just 19.2 seconds of childbirth in a privatised, US-style healthcare system.

Donate here.

£10 a month would secure our future - or buy you just ten paracetamol tablets in a privatised, US-style healthcare system.

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£15 a month would help us to grow - or get you one single diabetes monitoring strip in a privatised health system.

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If you prefer to make a one-off donation, that would be a huge help too:

  • £100 would fund one OurNHS article – or get you one dose of IV-drip in a privatised, US-style healthcare system.

  • £320 would fund three OurNHS articles – or get you one single stitch in a privatised health system.

Donate here.

If we don’t act now, the profitable parts of our health service will be sold off piece by piece, and we’ll end up with a low-grade, US Medicare style service – while the wealthy buy themselves out of the system.

Join us as an OurNHS supporter today, and we’ll continue our fight to save the NHS.

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OurNHS is a campaigning journalism site, dedicated to protecting and restoring England's NHS as a comprehensive, publicly funded service.


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