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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

Bradford hospital workers out against privatisation

09 July 2019
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

07 July 2019
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

02 July 2019
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

01 July 2019
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.

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