The struggle for guaranteed universal health care in the US and the UK are intertwined. Just as the NHS is threatened by a creeping “Americanisation,” Medicare for All in the US would clip the wings of American corporations that are circling the Brexit negotiations like vultures.
Join visionary American union National Nurses United to hear about their groundbreaking Medicare for All campaign and connect with British health care workers and activists to build the mass, international movement we need to save our NHS.
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Sonia is an NHS Doctors and activist with Keep Our NHS Public and DocsnotCops.
Danielle is an NHS nurse and an activist in the Royal College of Nursing.
Jo Beardsmore is an organiser on the Medicare for All campaign, a senior advisor at the Social Practice, and was a co-founder of UK Uncut
Dr John Lister is editor of Health Campaigns Together and Secretary of Keep Our NHS Public. He is a journalist who has been campaigning in defence of the NHS for 35 years.
Kelly is Assistant Director of Public and Community Advocacy for the National Nurses United union
Ameen Kamlana is a GP in east London, an NHS activist, and a volunteer at Freedom from Torture.