Independent Community and Health Concern

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Independent Health Concern is a political party based in Kidderminster, United Kingdom, which campaigns on health and community issues. Founded in 2000 to protest cuts in public services at Kidderminster Hospital, it won a seat in the 2001 and 2005 general elections and includes local councillors amongst its membership.

The constituency of Wyre Forest was represented by Dr Richard Taylor from 2001, when he won 58% of the vote in what had been a safe seat for the governing Labour Party, to 2010, when he lost the seat to the Conservatives; the previous Member of Parliament had supported changes to the local National Health Service hospital despite strong local opposition.