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‘Unspeakably immoral’


Hospital workers contracted by outsourcing firm ISS, among the lowest paid people in the country, face the threat of a week’s pay being withheld –... Read More
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‘A disgrace’


Security staff at Southampton General Hospital, who are being attacked in the A&E department, will go ahead with eight days of strike action after talks... Read More
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‘A disgrace’


Security staff at Southampton General Hospital, who are being attacked in the A&E department, will strike for eight days in their dispute over pay rates,... Read More
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Not entirely satisfied


The NHS’ 70th birthday in 2018 should have be a time for celebration, but despite the hard work of its dedicated staff public satisfaction with... Read More
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Zero tolerance


This is the shocking list of injuries and assaults suffered by Mitie security staff at Southampton General Hospital: injured and broken ribs, broken noses, a... Read More
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Treated with contempt


Both NHS staff and patients are being treated with contempt, as the lurch toward privatisation continues unabated, and NHS bosses mismanage what little funding the... Read More
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‘Smoke and mirrors’


A new NHS ten-year plan unveiled today (January 7) by prime minister Theresa May and NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens was lambasted by Unite... Read More
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“Perfect storm”


The NHS is facing “a perfect storm” winter crisis, as ministers’ energies are diverted by Brexit, Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, warned today (Thursday... Read More
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World’s oldest rebel


Unite has paid tribute to legendary anti-austerity activist, Second World War veteran and the “world’s oldest rebel” Harry Leslie Smith, who died yesterday (November 28)... Read More
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All in a day’s work


As an ex-military captain who witnessed the horrors of the Bosnian War, Katie Watson, now a chaplain at one of the largest trusts in the... Read More
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