The health hurricane: a year of destruction in the NHS By Alex Nunn

 11 February 2013 — Red Pepper

Alex Nunns looks at the gale of privatisation, sell-offs and cuts in services blowing through the health service 

It is almost a year since the controversial Health and Social Care Act was passed in March 2012. At the time, campaigners issued apocalyptic warnings that it would break up the health service, allowing the NHS to be offered up for privatisation bit by bit. A year on that fear is being realised at breathtaking speed.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 9 February 2013

9 February 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Injuries Reported As Army Attacks Bil’in’s Weekly Protest
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and settlements, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah; dozens suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. Similar attacks have been carried out against protests in different parts of the West Bank. …

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