02 January 2018
The latest equalities figures show that black workers in the NHS aren’t reaching the highest pay rates—and are more likely to be disciplined, explains Tomáš Tengely-Evans
28 December 2017
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.
22 December 2017
The mother of Becky Romero, a teenager who died because of mental health cuts, has called a protest to make sure it doesn’t happen to anyone else.
19 December 2017
The NHS is short of more than 100,000 workers as the health service goes into its busiest period during the holidays and new year. It is another sign of the devastating impact of Tory cuts and privatisation.
29 November 2017
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to steam roll through an assault on hundreds of thousands of NHS workers’ pay.
21 November 2017
Tory NHS and social care cuts are “economic murder” and could cause 100 unnecessary deaths a day without emergency funds, a report has warned.
14 November 2017
Theresa May lashed out at NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens last week in a desperate attempt to deflect blame from Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
07 November 2017
West London health bosses face calls to resign after regulators rejected their blueprint for cuts last month
03 November 2017
The government announced plans for a full statutory inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal. But it failed to announce a chair for the inquiry.
31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.
31 October 2017
Tory health minister Philip Dunne waded in behind a dangerous plan to deal with the shortage of hospital beds on Monday.
24 October 2017
New up-front identity checks in the NHS that came into force on Monday are discriminatory and dangerous
17 October 2017
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13 October 2017
The collapse of a private ambulance firm in the Home Counties last week, triggering chaos for the NHS, could be a harbinger of a broader crisis.
12 October 2017
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt tried to con health workers by claiming he had scrapped the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap.
10 October 2017
Public services are at breaking point after seven years of Tory austerity.
03 October 2017
Around 200 health campaigners marched to defend health services at Ealing Hospital last Saturday.
29 September 2017
Around 500 victims of the contaminated blood scandal will be able to sue the government for damages, a court ruled last week.
05 September 2017
Nurses and their supporters were set to hold a #ScraptheCap protest in London’s Parliament Square this Wednesday.
31 August 2017
As the Tories slash the health service, eight multinational corporations are leaching millions in profits from the NHS.