Privatisation in the NHS

14 Nov 14

Next Friday, MPs will vote on a law to stop the privatisation that is tearing apart our NHS. They’ll be voting on a proposal to curb the worst parts of the government’s Health and Social Care Act – that’s the law that is seeing the...

Is our NHS in Wales in crisis?

22 Oct 14

Over the last few months, stories about the state of healthcare in Wales have been bubbling up. Welsh hospitals have the worst waiting times in the UK, the care of elderly patients is poor, and people are heading to England just for treatment. These are...

Your medical records

14 Oct 14

The government are planning to sneak through the plan that would allow private companies to buy our personal medical data. But together we could stop it. The scheme’s called Care.data. 38 Degrees members helped block it a few months ago. But now NHS managers are...

Privatisation at the National Gallery?

22 Aug 14

38 Degrees member Clara has started a petition to stop the privatisation of services at the National Gallery. The National Gallery has decided to privatise up to 400 of its 600 staff including those who look after security of the paintings and deal with the public....

Land Registry: Victory!

16 Jul 14

Fantastic news: the Government has scrapped its plans to sell off the Land Registry. Over 100,000 38 Degrees members signed the petition to save the Land Registry – and together we helped push the government to back down. Taken aback by the sheer number of...

Save the Land Registry petition hand-in

1 Jul 14

At the weekend,the Mail on Sunday reported that the Government will scrap its plans to sell off the Land Registry. Sounds like good news – but we haven’t won yet. The Government hasn’t confirmed the story. They say we need to wait until the official...