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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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‘Wholly inadequate’


Unite the union has described a pay offer made to the union’s nursing members working on Jersey as wholly inadequate.   Unite has described the... Read More
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Pathological service cuts?


Whenever ministers think a public service needs an overhaul, they bring in ‘the experts’.   Ironically in many cases ‘the experts’ have limited expertise.  ... Read More
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Health care like no other


The National Health Service was born on July 5 1948, delivered by visionary Labour health minister Aneurin “Nye” Bevan at a ceremony at Park Hospital... Read More
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