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‘Corridor care’ crisis


As hospital wait times soar to record levels, four-year-old Jack, pictured in newspapers lying on a hospital floor suffering from suspected pneumonia, has revealed the agonising... Read More
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‘Mosaic of concern’


A snapshot survey of health workers has revealed ‘a spreading mosaic of concern’ over patient safety across a cash-strapped NHS.   The poll by Unite... Read More
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NHS up for sale


Confirming beyond doubt that a future Tory government under Boris Johnson would sell out the NHS under a US-UK trade deal, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn... Read More
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‘No place in our NHS’


Dozens of doctors, health workers and NHS campaigners took to the streets of East London to protest against the latest threat to general practice.  ... Read More
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NHS ‘offered on a platter’


The government has held secret discussions with US drug companies about NHS medicine prices, despite Boris Johnson’s claims that the health service would not be... Read More
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NHS: workforce crisis


Joyce Still, Unite delegate and PPC for Stafford has worked in the National Health Service her entire life. Here we speak to Joyce about the workforce... Read More
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NHS: ‘We care’


Unite assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail Unite spoke out in support of NHS workers.   She illustrated her case by pointing out that, "Our sister... Read More
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‘The final straw’


Pathologists working for King George Hospital Ilford and Queens Hospital Romford have ramped up their campaign against management bullying and the imposition of a new... Read More
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Frimley staff fight back


About 1,000 NHS staff at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust face being transferred to a wholly owned subsidiary (WOS) designed to avoid paying tax, Unite... Read More
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‘Fatal delays’


Health unions have demanded that the government rule out a no deal Brexit, saying it could “devastate” the NHS and result in “fatal”medicine shortages.  ... Read More
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True state of NHS


The crisis afflicting Britain’s health services continues this week, with Unite health visitors engaged in fresh industrial action amid a backdrop of misleading NHS spending... Read More
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‘Tory quick fix’


The NHS plans to recruit 5,000 overseas nurses a year over the next half decade to help stem chronic staffing shortfalls, leaked papers reveal.   The... Read More
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