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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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Health of the nation


1948 did not only usher in free universal access to primary health care; it also brought with it an idea radical for its time –... Read More
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Scrap outsourcing plans call


In the latest intervention in a Unite dispute against NHS outsourcing, Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham today (July 4) responded to Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust's... Read More
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Defend our NHS call


Hospitals in England need 74,000 more beds if the NHS is to catch up with healthcare systems in other wealthy European countries, new research shows.... Read More
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‘Our NHS’


More than 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets in London on June 30 to celebrate the NHS’ achievements and founding principles as... Read More
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‘Bare minimum’


The extra £20bn for the NHS announced today by the Prime Minister (June 18) is the bare minimum the service needs, Unite has warned.  ... Read More
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‘Up in arms’


Unite has called on private companies and the Department of Health to give workers indirectly employed by the NHS the same pay increase as NHS... Read More
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Pay justice fight


Thousands of low-paid health staff are not eligible for wages rises under an impending NHS pay deal because their work has been outsourced.   About... Read More
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Capita failure


“Way below standard” NHS services provided by outsourcing firm Capita to 39,000 GPs, dentists, opticians and pharmacists “potentially put patients at risk of serious harm”,... Read More
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Keep jobs public call


NHS staff employed by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are set to take strike action over plans to move their jobs to a... Read More
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‘Pay justice’


Low paid NHS workers employed by Serco at Barts NHS Trust staged a protest at the Trust’s board meeting today (May 9) to demand that Barts... Read More
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