There is enormous opposition to New Labour's "reforms" of the health service. But there is not usually the same level of understanding of what lies behind them.
That is why conservative politicians can sometimes take the lead in local campaigns.
Health provision is important for the mass of people as an essential precondition for enjoying life. But capitalism looks at it in a very different way.
Capitalist ruling classes can only prosper by exploiting people's capacity to work - what Marx called "labour power". That capacity is damaged by illness, accidents and malnutrition. So bosses have to worry about keeping a fit and able body of workers - again, in Marx's terms, "reproducing labour power".