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Tayside pharmacy workers are still solid in their indefinite strike

17 September 2019
Solidarity is growing for pharmacy workers on indefinite strike in Tayside, Scotland.

£80 billion toxic legacy of private finance in the NHS

12 September 2019
Cash-strapped hospitals will have to fork out a further £55 billion to banks and building companies, according to a report published on Thursday.

Support pharmacy strikers in Scotland

10 September 2019
Scottish health workers on all-out strike have appealed for solidarity after talks collapsed last week

Health round up: Lincolnshire health visitors escalate pay fightback

03 September 2019
Health visitors in Lincolnshire are stepping up their fight for equal pay.

HRT: women’s inequality shapes how the menopause is treated

30 August 2019
Society’s structures—and sexism—mean women going through the menopause face many problems, including the side effects of HRT used to treat its symptoms, writes Sarah Bates

Health round up: Bradford bosses back off after all-out strike threat

27 August 2019
The Unison union suspended an indefinite strike by health workers in West Yorkshire after bosses backed off from plans to outsource hundreds of jobs.

In Brief — Fatal outbreak caused by NHS cuts

27 August 2019
Listeria outbreak is further proof that cuts kill

Tayside pharmacists dispense a solution to pay dispute

20 August 2019
Pharmacy support workers at NHS Tayside began an indefinite strike on Monday.

These NHS strikes in Bradford and Lincolnshire need your support

20 August 2019
Health workers in Bradford and Lincolnshire are stepping up the fight against poverty pay and outsourcing—and they need solidarity.

LETTERS - health workers need to back indefinite strike in Bradford

19 August 2019
It is good to see that health workers in Bradford have voted for an all-out strike against privatisation from Monday 26 August. (Socialist Worker, 14 August).

Workers ready for all out strike in Bradford NHS fight

13 August 2019
Hundreds of health ­workers in West Yorkshire have voted to start an indefinite strike from Monday 26 August against a dangerous new form of privatisation.

NHS strikers in North West tell Compass to pay up

06 August 2019
Hundreds of health workers across the North West of England struck for equal pay on Wednesday of last week.

Boris Johnson’s NHS funding promises aren’t good for health

06 August 2019
Boris Johnson has promised a cash injection for the NHS, but years of cuts mean that much more will be needed to make up for the damage done, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Wuthering Fights—striking for the NHS in Bronte country

06 August 2019
A strike by hundreds of the lowest paid NHS workers in West Yorkshire has become a flashpoint in the fight to stop privatisation.

Hospital workers in Bradford begin two week strike against NHS privatisation

01 August 2019
The Unison union members at the Bradford Royal Infirmary are fighting bosses’ plans to outsource cleaners, porters and other support staff

Hospital strikes can deal a blow to NHS privatisation agenda

24 July 2019
The fight against NHS privatisation and low pay is hotting up this summer as health workers prepare for a spate of strikes.

Reports round-up

23 July 2019
Outsourced staff at three NHS trusts in north west England will strike for pay equality next week unless their employer Compass agrees to match NHS rates.

Health visitors battle for pay in Lincolnshire

23 July 2019
Health visitors in Lincolnshire have staged three strikes over pay.

Lincolnshire health visitors strike over pay and to defend the service

16 July 2019
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

16 July 2019
Porters, domestics and security staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust struck for seven days

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