Green Party

Policy entry in dictionary

The Green Party manifesto makes the following commitments:

Funding

  • Close the NHS spending gap and provide an immediate cash injection to ensure everyone can access a GP and hospitals are run properly

Organisation

  • Roll back privatisation to ensure that all health and dental services are always publicly provided and funded and free at the point of access
  • Introduce the NHS Reinstatement Act to achieve this and scrap NHS Sustainability and Transformation plans

Workforce

  • Ensure staff are fairly paid

Social care

  • Major investment in social care for the elderly and those who need it
  • A single budget covering health and social services to help individuals access several types of service

Mental health

  • Bring mental health care in line with physical health care
  • Ensure people experiencing mental health crises are supported close to their home and support networks
  • Introduce mental health awareness training within the public sector and encourage more open dialogue

Public health

  • Increase funding for sexual health awareness campaigns, provide greater access to free condoms and sexual health clinics

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