Health and Social Care Bill 2011

The Secretary of State for Health Andrew Lansley has announced a “pause to listen” on the controversial Health and Social Care Bill 2011. This is in response to the widespread opposition, particularly from health professionals, most particularly, General Practitioners.

The core of the bill is not likely to be changed, however. This page details resources for you to find out more about the Government’s plans, and the campaign against them.


“How the secretary of state for health proposes to abolish the NHS in England” Allyson Pollock and David Price in the British Medical Journal. Read it here.


Petition your MP - click here.
38 degrees “Save the NHS” petition to sign and print off for use on stalls - click here.


Defend Haringey Health Services website
Keep Our NHS Public website
London Health Emergency website
The Andrew Lansley Rap by Rapper NxtGen. Warning: obscene lyrics and age-ism, but still an entertaining “examination” of Andrew Lansley’s Health and Social Care Bill. Lyrics here and view here.