The National Health Action Party would like to invite all our members and supporters to our 2017 AGM and conference.
AGM - open to party members and associates, who are asked to register by booking a free ticket, valid for both the AGM and conference.
Conference - non-members welcome, admission by prebooked ticket only. Tickets are available for a suggested donation of £5 - £10 to help cover lunch and venue costs.
Dr Phil Hammond - A doctor, journalist, broadcaster, campaigner and comedian, Phil Hammond has been endorsed as NHA Party PPC for North East Somerset. Phil qualified as a GP in 1991 and currently works in a specialist NHS centre for children and adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome/ME. Phil has been Private Eye’s medical correspondent since 1992.
Richard Murphy - A chartered accountant and political economist, Richard Murphy has bee described by The Guardian as an 'anti-poverty campaigner and tax expert'. He is a Professor of Practice in International Political Economy at City University and director of Tax Research UK. In 2015 Richard was named as the Economic Justice Campaigner of the Year by the Sheila McKechnie Foundation.
Susan Ryland - co-editor of 'A New Way of Doing Politics: Working together to challenge a "safe" Tory seat', regarding the 2017 cross-party campaign to unseat Jeremy Hunt. Susan was the 2015 Green Party candidate who stood down to back the progressive alliance supporting Dr Louise Irvine in that campaign. She is an artist, researcher, political activist, and vice-chair of SW Surrey Compass.
Peter Roderick - a barrister and principal research associate at the Institute of Health and Society, University of Newcastle. Expert on health law and human rights. With Professor Allyson Pollock he is co-author of the NHS Reinstatement Bill.
10:45 - Doors open for AGM, coffee11:00 - AGM12:30 - Doors open for conference, lunch served13:00 - Conference14:30 - Coffee15:45 - Close
Online participation - All registered supporters, associates and members are invited to view the AGM documents on our microsite at: https://nhaparty.org/member-zone-page/agm-2018/
(nhap.org login required)
We are once again offering our members the chance to vote online ahead of the AGM, using Election Runner, an inexpensive, secure, third-party voting site. Full party members should receive an email ahead of the AGM with their voting login details.
Accessibility - The venue is a listed building and has seven steps at the entrance. There is a stairlift available but wheelchairs need to be light enough for venue staff to transport up the stairs. There is no parking available at the venue, and we recommend using public transport where possible (see below). Advice regarding blue badge spaces in Camden borough is available here (PDF). We have requested a PA system to provide amplification. Basic allergy information should be provided by our caterers, but if you have specific/severe food allergies please contact our secretary ahead of the meeting.
Nearest buses: 253, 274, 29Overground: Camden Road (step-free, 10 mins)Underground: Camden Town (Northern Line, escalators, 15 mins), Caledonian Road (Piccadilly Line, step free, 20 mins)National Rail: Kentish Town (Thameslink, stairs, 20 mins)