03 December 2019
A series of strikes has forced NHS England bosses and multinationals onto the back foot over privatisation and outsourcing. Gabby Thorpe reports on the latest fight in west London
26 November 2019
The number of hospital beds in England has fallen to the lowest level since records began—and a decade of Tory cuts is to blame.
17 November 2019
A decade of Tory rule has slashed key services, savaged spending and driven more people into poverty. And if they aren’t kicked out, life for working class people is set to get worse, report Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans
12 November 2019
Striking health workers staged a sit-in in the lobby of St Mary’s Hospital in west London
09 November 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at what a strike at a rehabilitation service says about the health service
22 October 2019
Hundreds of health workers across the north west of England are holding firm against bosses’ plans to impose a new pay deal.
15 October 2019
Health visitors in Lincolnshire are escalating their fight for equal pay and terms and conditions.
08 October 2019
Health workers working for subcontractor Compass have announced a fresh wave of strikes in their pay fight.
01 October 2019
Scottish pharmacy health workers on all-out strike have refused to go back to work until bosses carry out their promises over pay.
18 September 2019
Inquests into the deaths of three pensioners in East Sussex have uncovered failings linked to a pressure on resources.
17 September 2019
Solidarity is growing for pharmacy workers on indefinite strike in Tayside, Scotland.
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.
10 September 2019
Scottish health workers on all-out strike have appealed for solidarity after talks collapsed last week
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
20 August 2019
Pharmacy support workers at NHS Tayside began an indefinite strike on Monday.
20 August 2019
Health workers in Bradford and Lincolnshire are stepping up the fight against poverty pay and outsourcing—and they need solidarity.
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).
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
01 August 2019
The Unison union members at the Bradford Royal Infirmary are fighting bosses’ plans to outsource cleaners, porters and other support staff
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.