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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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‘New pay dawn’


NHS health workers, members of Unite, started voting on Monday (April 30) on the three year pay deal that was unveiled in March.   Unite’s national... Read More
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‘Second class care’


An online GP service that is attracting younger patients in London and reducing funding for surgeries in the capital to treat those who are older... Read More
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‘Not on board’


Workers at three Lancashire hospitals have begun balloting for strike action in a dispute over plans to outsource their jobs to a wholly owned subsidiary... Read More
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EU nurse ‘exodus’


The Tories' use of EU nationals as “bargaining chips” in the Brexit negotiations caused 10 per cent of European NHS nurses to resign last year,... Read More
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‘At long last’


After eight years of crippling pay freezes, more than one million NHS staff are being offered increases of a least 6.5 per cent over three... Read More
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NHS pay talks


Unite national officer for health Sarah Carpenter said, “A story appeared in The Guardian today (March 9) about an impending pay deal for NHS staff.  ... Read More
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999 staffing crisis


In the latest example of a mounting staffing crisis in the NHS, it was revealed that the London Ambulance Service (LAS) is struggling to answer... Read More
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