More than a decade of cuts under the Conservatives has left Britain’s National Health Service dangerously understaffed and underfunded. After years of pay cuts, junior doctors are fighting back to protect patients and the NHS.
Jatinder Hayre is a junior doctor and academic researcher with an interest in health inequalities and the social determinants of health. He is a campaigner and national spokesperson for Keep Our NHS Public.
Some in the Labour Party support using the private sector to bring down NHS waiting lists. But private health care is about putting profit over helping patients — not saving a public health system.