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NHS charges delay vital treatments

NHS charges delay vital treatments Migrants denied NHS services under racist immigration rules had to wait an average of 37 weeks for treatment, according to a damning new report.

Health workers march in France and cops raid ministers’ homes

Health workers march in France and cops raid ministers’ homes Health workers across France organised protests on Thursday against conditions that have left them on the brink of collapse.

Three-tier lockdown system is not enough to contain coronavirus

Three-tier lockdown system is not enough to contain coronavirus Boris Johnson announced a new three-tier lockdown system for England on Monday in his latest attempt to control the virus.

Herded to our deaths?

Herded to our deaths? Some scientists are debating whether herd immunity is the best way to control coronavirus spread. But Dr Jonathan Fluxman told Sadie Robinson that this method means sacrificing the vulnerable

Coronavirus cases soar after Tories’ new failures over testing

Coronavirus cases soar after Tories’ new failures over testing Official cases of coronavirus in Britain shot up last weekend after a failure in the Tories’ test and trace system.

Shortage of flu vaccines during Covid- 19 pandemic will put millions at risk

Shortage of flu vaccines during Covid- 19 pandemic will put millions at risk Millions of vulnerable people are facing a terrifying winter as they struggle to get flu vaccines that could mean the difference between life and death.

Rehab workers lead the way as they come to end of ten day strike

01 October 2020
Striking rehab workers from Wigan and Leigh took their fight for equal pay to We Are With You’s headquarters in central London on Thursday.

‘We are motivated by the irresponsible attitude of the government,’ say students in occupation in Greece

01 October 2020
Students have occupied more than 700 schools across Greece, forcing them to close, in protest at the unsafe push to return.

We Are With You, a vital battle for pay justice and the NHS

28 September 2020
Rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh working for We Are With You began the second round of their ten-day strike for equal pay on Monday.

“We felt abandoned by the state”—health workers speak out as they prepare for second wave

27 September 2020
Health workers are “physically and emotionally on their knees” as they prepare for a second wave of coronavirus.

Blood scandal that ruined lives covered up

22 September 2020
A Tory government knowingly put ordinary people’s health at risk and caused the unnecessary deaths of thousands of people. They then poured time, effort and money into trying to cover up their actions.  

Tories want workplaces to stay open as second wave of coronavirus looms

21 September 2020
A second wave of coronavirus in Britain is imminent as cases continue to rise.

Ten days of strikes against We Are With You bosses

14 September 2020
Alcohol and drug rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh in north west England are returning to the picket lines in their long-running fight for pay equality

NHS workers organise protests to demand a pay rise

08 September 2020
Health workers were set to take to the streets in towns and cities across Britain on Saturday in their latest day of action to demand a pay rise.

Julian Assange hearing begins

08 September 2020
Julian Assange began his latest fight against extradition to the US in the Old Bailey on Monday.

Doctors reveal systematic failure to deal with Covid-19 in workplaces

06 September 2020
A group of doctors is arguing that workplaces are now the frontline in the battle against Covid-19—and hazardous working conditions are responsible for mass outbreaks.

What’s behind the new wave of Covid-19 in South Korea?

01 September 2020
South Korean socialist Jang Ho-jong says the state bears the responsibilty for increased infections

Tories want us to risk our health for their profits

28 August 2020
On Friday, The Tories ramped up their drive to get people back to offices with a mixture of contrived compassion and thinly-veiled threats. Their demand for a return to work and school has only to do with profits.

Further workplace outbreaks are putting more lives at risk

25 August 2020
A sandwich-making factory where hundreds of workers tested positive for Covid-19 has—at last and far too late—been temporarily closed.

Infection rate soars, but number could be much higher

25 August 2020
In a dangerous new sign of spreading infection, the numbers of people testing positive for the coronavirus in hospitals rose by more than a third last week.

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