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East London health trust drops racist ID checks after protest

East London health trust drops racist ID checks after protest Health campaigners are celebrating after east London’s biggest trust hospitals trust partially backed down over checking patients’ immigration status

Health is a class issue

Health is a class issue Women in Britain die earlier than women living in most other European countries, according to Public Health England (PHE).

Protest against hostile health practice that targets migrants

Protest against hostile health practice that targets migrants Health campaigners plan to protest outside the annual general meeting of Barts Health NHS Trust on Wednesday of next week.

Use NHS and you could be deported, migrants told

Use NHS and you could be deported, migrants told The Tories are trying to use the NHS as a back-door vehicle for deportations. Socialist Worker has seen two examples of how it works—and there are likely to be more.

Health workers celebrate a win over privatisation at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Health workers celebrate a win over privatisation at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust Hundreds of health workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust were celebrating last week after bosses dumped plans to outsource their jobs.

Privatisation as NHS faces cash crisis

Privatisation as NHS faces cash crisis Richard Branson’s Virgin empire is involved in the NHS

Don’t let Prentis palm off piss-poor pay packet on health workers

17 July 2018
Tens of thousands of health workers will be forced to wait up to eight months for thousands of pounds promised by the Tories and union leaders.

Wigan hospital strikes force bosses to drop outsourcing plans

06 July 2018
Strikes by health workers in Wigan have forced bosses to withdraw plans to outsource hundreds of jobs. But there are more battles to come.

Big demonstration of people fighting for the NHS and against the Tories

30 June 2018
Anger against the Tories' assault on the NHS was on the streets of London on Saturday.

Tens of thousands of people take to the streets to defend the NHS

30 June 2018
Tens of thousands of people gathered for the NHS at 70 national demonstration in central London this Saturday.

Hundreds of Wigan health workers plan to escalate strikes against outsourcing

19 June 2018
Hundreds of health workers resisting the threat of outsourcing in Wigan borough plan to launch a five-day strike from Thursday of next week.

May’s ‘Brexit dividend’ NHS funding plan backfires and creates chaos in the Tories

18 June 2018
Theresa May’s pledge to boost NHS funding through a £20 billion “Brexit dividend” backfired spectacularly on Monday.

Wigan health striker says, ‘Join protest to keep the NHS public’ as five-day strike looms

15 June 2018
A march in London on 30 June can help take on the Tories’ plans to push outsourcing and privatisation in the NHS ahead of the service’s 70th birthday, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Bedside robots are no replacement for NHS funding and human workforce

12 June 2018
Seventy years since it was founded, the NHS is in crisis.

Health workers vote to accept NHS below-inflation pay deal

12 June 2018
Health workers in England and Wales have accepted a below-inflation pay deal cobbled together by the Tories, unions and NHS bosses.

Confident mood on big picket line as Wigan NHS staff strike against outsourcing

08 June 2018
Confidence reigned on the picket lines as hospital workers across Wigan Borough began their second 48-hour walkout on Friday.

Storm over student mental health crisis

28 May 2018
Hundreds of students joined a March for Mental Health in Bristol last Friday demanding that the university improves its mental health services.

The war on sugar lets food firms off the hook

25 May 2018
It looks like the food industry is winning the first battle in the war over sugar in food. 

Strike against the Wigan healthcare selloff

22 May 2018
The fight to stop outsourcing in Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh (WWL) NHS Trust is gaining momentum.

Back this health workers’ fight to stop outsourcing

14 May 2018
An inspiring battle by a group of Lancashire NHS workers can help roll back the tide of privatisation in the health service, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

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