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NHS Not For Sale! Campaigner’s checklist

This Campaigner’s checklist is available from: www.keepournhspublic.com/

  1. Make sure you and/or your group has signed up to the Keep Our NHS Public statement and you have supplied your contact details to the campaign.
  2. Invite local groups and organisations to discuss and adopt a resolution supporting the Keep Our NHS Public campaign.
  3. Circulate the Keep Our NHS Public campaign leaflets and briefing papers to interested groups and individuals in your area.
  4. Write a letter to your local paper to raise awareness about NHS privatisation.
  5. Contact your local trade union branches and other groups who might be able help you to campaign locally.
  6. Hold a public meeting in your area and invite a speaker from the Keep Our NHS Public campaign.
  7. Use our model letters to write to your MP asking them to raise the issue with ministers, or attend the MP’s surgery in person (they will often take more notice of a personal approach than just a written one).
  8. Get your MP involved. Encourage others to write to their MP, or to speak to the MP at their surgery.
  9. If you can’t remember who your MP is, find out (and send an e-mail) by filling in your postcode at www.keepournhspublic.com
  10. Let the Keep Our NHS Public campaign know what you are doing in your area.
  11. Attend meetings of local NHS bodies and NHS Scrutiny Committees, not just to collect information but to challenge decision makers.
  12. Organise a lobby, or even direct action to highlight local issues and concerns.
  13. Make your campaigning efforts visible. Get to know your local media and try to think of ways to maintain their interest in your campaign.


Campaigners Checklist