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Over 175,000 of us say: save the NHS

March 17th, 2011 by

Save our NHS

Photograph by Elin B

In just six days, the petition to tell the government to Save The NHS has been signed by an incredible 175,000 members. We’ve only just finished voting on which campaigns to work on together over the next few weeks, and now we’ve already managed to build 38 Degrees’ fastest-ever growing petition!

While the petition is growing fast, 52,000 of us have shared it on Facebook, thousands more spread the petition on Twitter, hundreds of members organised local meetings and have spoken to their local MP, and the petition has only just been launched!

The media have noticed too. On Monday the Independent said, ”The campaign group 38 Degrees – which was instrumental in forcing the Government to drop its plans to sell off parts of Britain’s forests – collected more than 80,000 signatures against the plans over the weekend.”

If you haven’t already, please sign the petition and share with your friends and family.

Together, we can stop this and save our health service for future generations. We proved that a huge petition can help make the government back down – that’s how we started to turn the tide to save England’s forests. Now, we need to do the same again to save our NHS.

Click here to sign the Save The NHS petition.

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  • Alan

    Bravo Caroline Lucas for the 38 Degrees mention on Question Time. Welcome name check for the NHS petition.

  • Martinthomas2005

    The Save the NHS campaign would be more potent and credible if it included a counter proposal. The status quo is not an option given our ageing population, escalating cost of new treatments and rising health expectations. What alternatives are being proposed?

  • Lee Pen

    Yvonne Fovargue – MP for Makerfield – has a new email address…

    Please note this account has been closed. Please forward your email to yvonne.fovargue.mp@parliament.uk Thank You

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