Emergency response needed for the NHS
24 April 2018
The wheels are coming off for the Tories as the NHS sinks deeper into crisis. But there are promising signs of a fightback, writes John Lister.
Act now to save your NHS
19 May 2016
A gathering of health workers on 22 May is an important initiative, writes Neil Faulkner
Corporations told to back off the NHS
19 May 2016
Behind the junior doctors' strikes is a battle to save the NHS from creeping privatisation. Organiser Kevin Allard reports on efforts to escalate and broaden the action.
NHS wreckers play hide and seek
3 February 2016
Caroline Molloy looks at the state of the NHS as healthcare workers gear up to fight privatisation through the back door
31 January 2014
NHS SOS: how the NHS was betrayed – and how we can save it, edited by Jacky Davis and Raymond Tallis, reviewed by Jonathon Tomlinson
Simon Stevens: undertaker for the NHS
24 October 2013
Originally published in 2006, this article by John Lister provides a damning insight into the corporate history of the man now in charge of the NHS
Reviewing the NHS – speaking ill of the dead
18 April 2013
Junior doctor Paul Teed says patient satisfaction surveys give an illusion of ‘choice’ in the NHS – but bad reviews don’t create more capacity or employ more staff
Elective surgery: a new party for the NHS
11 February 2013
Alex Nunns interviews Clive Peedell, co-leader of the new National Health Action Party, which will fight the next election on the issue of the government’s destruction of the NHS
Lines of battle in the NHS
21 August 2012
It is not inevitable that the feeding frenzy of privateers will succeed as people organise to resist them, writes Caroline Molloy
Reclaiming our NHS
22 June 2012
This weekend healthcare campaigners will gather for a conference on how to fight the Coalition’s newly passed Health Act. Alex Nunns assesses their options
EVENT: Reclaiming the NHS
16 June 2012
Red Pepper continues support at the Keep Our NHS Public conference on Saturday 23 June
EVENT: Defend the NHS! Strategies of Resistance
3 May 2012
This Wednesday, Red Pepper will bring together NHS experts, health professionals and activists to discuss the impact of the coalition’s Health and Social Care Bill - and plans to resist it
NHS: what now?
22 March 2012
Alex Nunns gives some suggestions of where the campaign against the destruction of the NHS should go from here
Dismantling the NHS
1 October 2010
Stewart Player and Colin Leys expose the reality of the government's plans for the health service
NHS Whistleblower speaks out about the NHS
11 May 2008
Senior mental health nurse Karen Reissmann was sacked last year after being found guilty of gross misconduct by Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust for speaking out against NHS cuts. Tom Haines-Doran catches up with her to ask about the latest in the campaign to have her reinstated
The great NHS ‘deficits’ con
1 May 2006
With the hospital ‘deficits crisis’ dominating the headlines, amidst claims that increases in NHS funding have been eaten up by pay and other cost increases, Colin Leys continues Red Pepper’s exposure of what is really happening in the health service.
We still have time to stop a Tory Brexit
27 February 2019
A second referendum is on the cards, writes Ana Oppenheim. Let’s talk now about the benefits of staying in Europe, and not shy away from fighting a battle of values.
Dreams of a No-Deal Nation
22 January 2019
Tom Kibasi argues that those who want to avoid crashing out of the EU need to offer hope, not just cautionary tales.
Mayday for Britain
18 January 2019
The prime minister is digging in despite her inability to govern, writes Nick Dearden. Where next for the left?
Picking the lesser evil
22 November 2018
With a seemingly bungled Brexit deal, the only options on offer are different forms of capitalism. The Left needs to pick its enemies wisely, writes Richard Seymour
Tricks of the trade
7 November 2018
Liam Fox is planning bargain-basement trade deals for Brexit Britain - but Labour policy promises to deliver trade justice and democracy for the many. By Nick Dearden.
24 September 2018
Grace Blakeley dissects the failure of finance capital and calls for radical measures to take it back under democratic control
Don’t box Corbyn in over Brexit
22 June 2018
Encouraging Labour to block Brexit is tantamount to writing off the opportunity of a Corbyn-led socialist government. No wonder the Blairites are so keen, writes Michael Calderbank
We need to talk about migrant mental health care
21 June 2018
Dr Hugh Grant-Peterkin and Dr Cornelius Katona discuss the urgency of tackling health care for migrants, who are at greater risk of mental health conditions and have little access to basic services.