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Royal College of Nursing announces a "summer of protest" over public sector pay cap

Royal College of Nursing announces a summer of protest over public sector pay cap The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) announces a “summer of protest” over the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap.

NHS computer crisis: why we should blame the Tories

NHS computer crisis: why we should blame the Tories Years of NHS cuts and pressure to cut staff mean a cyber-attack weapon developed by the US National Security Agency has caused chaos in the health service

Health workers in east London get organised at work to take on the racists

Health workers in east London get organised at work to take on the racists Health workers in east London are organising to take the fight against racism into their workplaces.

Lincolnshire bikers take to the roads to protest against A&E closure

Lincolnshire bikers take to the roads to protest against A&E closure Dozens of bikers took to the roads of Lincolnshire to highlight the danger of closing local hospitals last Sunday. It was organised by the Fighting 4 Life Lincolnshire NHS campaign.

Hospitals - Tories’ racist message to migrants is, keep out

Hospitals - Tories’ racist message to migrants is, keep out One hospital is giving out leaflets telling patients without the right papers to pay up or risk being kicked out of Britain. Dave Sewell continues our investigation into the racist clampdown in the NHS

Theresa May is a “bloody liar” says Sybil after Corbyn reads out her NHS question

Theresa May is a “bloody liar” says Sybil after Corbyn reads out her NHS question A pensioner whose fears about going into hospital were ridiculed by Theresa May has slammed the Tory leader as a “bloody liar”.

Labour is right on the NHS pay cap - now get the fat cats out of the health service

02 May 2017
Labour has pledged today, Wednesday, to scrap the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap for tens of thousands of health workers.

Unison health conference delegates say - action needed now to defend the NHS

25 April 2017
The union leadership’s failure to produce enough resistance to the Tory assault on the NHS defined Unison’s health conference in Liverpool this week.

After seven years of Tory rule—seven reasons to end it

21 April 2017
Tory governments have waged war on ordinary people since 2010, helped until 2015 by their Lib Dem allies. Of the countless reasons to kick them out, Eleanor Claxton-Mayer and Alistair Farrow explain seven of the key ones

Racist rules refuse NHS care to thousands of people due to their immigration status

18 April 2017
Cruel immigration checks are putting vulnerable people off seeking the health care they need, writes Dave Sewell

'We need to take fight to the Tories', leading Unison union health worker speaks out

13 April 2017
We talk about how terrible the crisis in the NHS and social care is, but it’s significantly worse now than it has ever been.

Industrial round-up - Nurses consider walkouts against Tory pay cap

11 April 2017
Nurses consider action over pay cap, Scottish lecturers back strikes, walkouts on at BMW and Woolwich Ferry, social workers want strikes in Kirklees

Unofficial action by migrant workers at London hospital beats back multinational

11 April 2017
Low paid migrant workers at an east London hospital have beat back privatising bosses with unofficial action. Now they’re raring to fight for more.

Public sector pay cap drives workers out of health service—time to fight back

04 April 2017
Millions are worse off after the Tories’ latest ‘slap in the face’ to the people who keep our public services going. Activists told Alistair Farrow it’s time to strike against the pay cap

Sick I.D. checks must go says GP

28 March 2017
Health workers have slammed moves to make them check foreign patients’ IDs as racist and dangerous.

Hundreds march against downgrade of A&E as opposition to NHS cuts spreads

21 March 2017
The hospital has set up a private company called Barnsley Support Services. It wants to transfer the hospital estate, maintenance, procurement and other support staff to it. Existing staff will be protected for a period under Tupe regulations but unions fear that the move will lead to a two-tier workforce.

Thirty days notice of eviction for care home residents

21 March 2017
Care home residents in Doncaster—including many receiving end-of-life care—were told last week they were being evicted

Hospitals rationing care are rapped—but not funded

14 March 2017
NHS bosses have told local trusts to stop denying hip operations. But the Tories’ STP plans insist they make cuts

Cuts and pennies for us, big giveaways for the rich—Hammond hammers the poor

14 March 2017
Former Tory chancellor, George “Slasher” Osborne, congratulated Philip Hammond on the chancellor’s first spring budget for its “fiscal responsibility”. It really says it all.

Huge march for our NHS shows the fury against the Tories

07 March 2017
Over 200,000 joined a demonstration in London. It shows there's a mood to fight, and win

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