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Lincolnshire health worker action spreads

Lincolnshire health worker action spreads Health visitors in Lincolnshire are escalating their fight for equal pay and terms and conditions.

Compass strikes escalate, plus NHS round-up

Compass strikes escalate, plus NHS round-up Health workers working for subcontractor Compass have announced a fresh wave of strikes in their pay fight.

Tayside pharmacy workers are staying out until they get a clear win

Tayside pharmacy workers are staying out until they get a clear win Scottish pharmacy health workers on all-out strike have refused to go back to work until bosses carry out their promises over pay.

Cuts kill—pensioners died because of systemic health failings

Cuts kill—pensioners died because of systemic health failings Inquests into the deaths of three pensioners in East Sussex have uncovered failings linked to a pressure on resources.

Tayside pharmacy workers are still solid in their indefinite strike

Tayside pharmacy workers are still solid in their indefinite strike Solidarity is growing for pharmacy workers on indefinite strike in Tayside, Scotland.

£80 billion toxic legacy of private finance in the NHS

£80 billion toxic legacy of private finance in the NHS 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

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

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).

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

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

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