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Forum discusses situation in the NHS

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At our November Forum meeting Tony O’Sullivan, paediatrician and vice chair of Keep Our NHS Public, led a panel discussion (with Pam Zinkin and FrancesBradley) on the current situation in our National Health Service. There are one third fewer beds … Read more

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Health campaigns together

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50,000 people marched through London in the blazing heat on Saturday 30 June to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the National Health Service, and to warn against privatisation and the government’s failure to properly fund this vital service. 13 members … Read more

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Pam Zinkin reminds us: “Our NHS celebrates 70 years on 5 July”

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There will be a march on 30 June to celebrate and we invite members to make cakes to give to our wonderful NHS staff on 5 July. Some of us remember the time before the NHS when our families were … Read more

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Tai Chi & Chi Kung

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Qigong (Chi Kung) with Belinda Ackermann is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention.

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What is vitamin D and how do we get it?

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The body needs Vitamin D to help absorb calcium and phosphates. These are substances that help keep the bones healthy and strong. Read more

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