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NHS UNDER SIEGE

  • Author: John Lister & Jacky Davis plus expert contributors
  • Publisher: Merlin Press
  • Isbn: 9780850367775
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Pub. Date: 2022-05
  • Price: £9.99
  • Published 19 May 2022

The NHS is in crisis. The past 12 years of Tory real-terms cuts in funding have been disastrous.

John Lister and Jacky Davis look at the threat to the NHS posed by the combination of two years of a global pandemic and the relentless policies of the Tory-led governments since 2010.

With a foreword by Michael Rosen and extra contributions by 13 experts on different aspects of the crisis:

Lobby Akinnola, Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice

Rehana Azam, National Secretary, Public Services GMB union

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary, National Education Union

Sara Gorton, Head of Health, UNISON

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, National Officer, Unite the Union

Roger Kline, research fellow, Middlesex University Business School

Roy Lilley, health policy analyst

Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Michael Mansfield, QC, barrister

Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity

Neena Modi, Professor of Neonatal Medicine, Imperial College, London and President of the British Medical Association

Jan Shortt, General Secretary, National Pensioners Convention

David Wrigley, GP and Deputy Chair of the British Medical Association


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