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Health unions’ call for minute’s silence should be used to mobilise against Tories

Health unions’ call for minute’s silence should be used to mobilise against Tories Unison, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives have organised a national minute’s silence for 11am on Tuesday 28 April.

Junior docs strike blow against the Tories' plan to wreck the NHS

Junior docs strike blow against the Tories plan to wreck the NHS Junior doctors struck across England on Tuesday of this week to defend their contracts—and the NHS.

NHS students' fightback over bursaries can fuel united struggle against Tories

NHS students fightback over bursaries can fuel united struggle against Tories Anger at the Tory assault on the NHS is spreading as health care students and their supporters were set to march in central London this Saturday.

Student nurses protest as talks bog down junior doctors' BMA organisation

Some 400 NHS students protested against Tory plans to axe their bursaries outside the Department of Health on Wednesday of last week.

Doctors' protest for NHS blocks Whitehall

Doctors protest for NHS blocks Whitehall More than 3,000 junior doctors marched on Downing Street and blocked Whitehall in central London on Monday of this week. 

NHS cancels operations as cuts create beds shortage

18 August 2015
The number of NHS operations that are cancelled has hit a 13-year high, reveal new figures from NHS England.

NHS cuts kill - strike to defend our health service

16 December 2014
Nurse Stuart Beddows killed himself—and the ­pressure of work tipped him over the edge. 

NHS strikers take on the Tories

24 November 2014
Up to 500,000 health workers struck for four hours across England today, Monday.

Reject shoddy pay deal in Welsh NHS

11 November 2014
Health workers in Wales are frustrated that their Unison union has suspended a pay strike planned for Monday of this week.

More unions join the NHS pay revolt as fresh strikes are called

04 November 2014
Health workers across nine unions in England are set to strike for four hours on Monday 24 November.

NHS strikes show the power to beat Tories

14 October 2014
This week’s health strike was a big success—now many want more action, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Photos of NHS strikers on 13 October 2014

13 October 2014
Picket lines and protests from the four hour strike for health service pay

Mass pickets show anger at the Tories as NHS workers strike over pay

13 October 2014
Up to 500,000 NHS workers in England struck out four hours today, Monday, in the first national health strike over pay for 32 years.

Up to half a million health workers set to join NHS pay walkout

07 October 2014
Next week’s health strike can be an outlet for wider anger at the Tories’ attacks, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Strike back to beat Tory pay cuts

30 September 2014
A series of successful strikes by workers across different unions can boost confidence to take on the Tories—and counter pressure on union leaders to retreat, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Anger in NUT and RCM grows against public sector pay limit

29 May 2007
The momentum for united action against the public sector pay limit continues. The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has lodged a 10 percent pay claim for staff in England and Wales from next year.

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