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Lincolnshire health visitors strike over pay and to defend the service

Lincolnshire health visitors strike over pay and to defend the service Unite calculates that some health visitors have lost more than £2,000 a year since they were transferred from the NHS

Bradford battles to defend NHS status

Bradford battles to defend NHS status Porters, domestics and security staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust struck for seven days

Bradford hospital workers out against privatisation

Bradford hospital workers out against privatisation Over 300 workers at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust began a seven-day walkout on Monday of this week.

Sick system of capitalism shows vital signs of wrecking our health for profit

Sick system of capitalism shows vital signs of wrecking our health for profit Author Lee Humber spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about his new book on the rise in health inequality and how societies affect wellbeing

Reports round-up—Jobs fight at IT firm DXC

Reports round-up—Jobs fight at IT firm DXC Over 200 people joined a protest against US president Donald Trump’s threats to Iran last week.

LETTERS - I’m proud to be attacked by Daily Mail for defending NHS

LETTERS - I’m proud to be attacked by Daily Mail for defending NHS The Daily Mail was outraged to see a motion passed at the recent British Medical Association conference that defended healthcare for all.

Birmingham health workers vow to fight on after bosses vote to outsource their jobs

26 June 2019
Health workers in the West Midlands have vowed to keep fighting after bosses voted to press ahead with plans to privatise their jobs on Wednesday.

Hospital ‘price list’ is a chilling vision of what is to come if NHS cuts are not resisted

21 June 2019
A backlash has forced hospital bosses to drop a plan to make patients pay up to £20,000 for health services.

‘Clean bog then serve grub’

18 June 2019
Over 50 people joined a protest outside St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south London, last Friday.

NHS fight in Birmingham

18 June 2019
Around 150 workers at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust were set to strike for three days next week.

Patients put at risk by NHS waiting times

13 June 2019
While the Tories slug it out to decide who will be their next leader, new figures expose the destruction caused to the NHS by government policies.

LETTERS - ‘Hostile environment’ must end at our local hospital

11 June 2019
Our Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) group in Wandsworth, south London, protested over the “hostile environment” at a meeting of St George’s Hospital Trust board last week.

Reports round up: 5,000 march for Scottish independence

04 June 2019
Climate rebels block main roads in Bristol city centre

Tory health cuts caused thousands more deaths

04 June 2019
Research out this week is another damning indictment of how austerity measures have cut short the lives of thousands of poor people in Britain

Baby deaths in South Wales show NHS is at breaking point

17 May 2019
How many babies have to die before authorities admit that maternity services in South Wales are at breaking point?

Strike wins equal pay at Doncaster hospital

07 May 2019
A strike by health workers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has forced outsourcing giant Sodexo to give them NHS rates of pay.

Contaminated blood inquiry hears victims’ horror stories as campaigners fear cover-up

07 May 2019
Victims of the contaminated blood scandal were treated like “dirt”, an inquiry has heard. The Infected Blood Inquiry began hearing oral evidence last week.

Fighting the outsourcers

30 April 2019
Outsourced catering workers at two South Yorkshire hospitals plan to strike for three days a week for the whole of May.

NHS strikes demand justice from Sodexo

23 April 2019
Catering workers at two hospital in South Yorkshire are taking the fight to outsourcing giant Sodexo

Tories are making us sick, say NHS workers at Unison health conference

09 April 2019
Pressures faced by NHS workers dominated the Unison union’s health conference in Bournemouth this week.

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