National Health Action Party

The Scandal of NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

There is an area of health care that the general public in England does not know much about and that our politicians would prefer to keep that way. Its only when you have a relative with a serious long term health condition that you discover the complex, unfair and inhumane system that you have to go through to get NHS funding for the care your loved one needs.

What Is Really Causing the A&E Crisis?

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

The £700million 'winter crisis funding" the Government is throwing at the problem is too little, too late. It is intended to avert political embarrassment in the run up to the election. Sadly it's unlikely to have much impact on the conditions for patients or staff in our A&Es this winter.

NHS Charges Would Be the Thin End of the Wedge

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

Charging people £10 a month would breach the fundamental principle of equity on which the NHS is based. £10 per month may not be much for some people but it is a lot for people on low incomes, on top of all the other rising living charges they face.