I have written various stories for Our NHS, part of Open Democracy, a progressive news site dedicated to preserving democracy and fighting for social justice.

These can be viewed here:

Labour’s Andy Burnham moves to strike out “Hospital Closure Clause”

Benedict Cooper 7 March 2014

Labour confirmed yesterday that it would be staging a last ditch attempt in parliament on Tuesday to strike out the deeply unpopular “Hospital Closure Clause”.

Government brushes aside NHS Free Trade Treaty Concerns

Benedict Cooper 27 February 2014

MPs raise concerns about the impact the forthcoming trade treaty, TTIP, will have on the NHS – but Minster Without Portfolio Ken Clarke says it will make no difference.

Hunt seeks to shed his duty to keep our medical data safe

Benedict Cooper 7 February 2014

Ministers dodge Labour grilling on the care.data controversy.

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