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National Health Action Party gets interim leader after founder resigns

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 14 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3935
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The doctor and co-founder of the National Health Action (NHA) Party has resigned from his position as leader, citing “irreconcilable differences of opinion” within the party’s executive committee.

The consultant oncologist Clive Peedell was instrumental in establishing the party in 2012 to campaign in support of the NHS and against the government’s stewardship of the health service.1 But Peedell revealed this week that he had decided to step down because of an internal dispute that arose after he accused one of the party’s executive …

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