Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
20 September 2017
This shows how essential it is to have both strong community support and rehabilitation services for disabled people
19 September 2017
Cleaners, porters and catering staff in Barts NHS Trust have voted to accept the offer made by employer Serco
11 September 2017
24 days of strike action have brought greedy profiteering company Serco to the table
6 September 2017
As marchers assembled outside Mansfield Community Hospital many passing drivers hooted in support
30 August 2017
At time of writing, talks are taking place in the boldly fought Barts NHS strike against greedy private company employer Serco
23 August 2017
The latest Barts hospital workers' strike was a defiant message to employer Serco that its underhand tactics wouldn't succeed in defeating the low-paid workers on their 24th day of action
9 August 2017
Talks are expected between NHS privateer Serco and striking Barts health workers as we go to press with the next strike set for 6am on 18 August
3 August 2017
Unite members at Barts NHS Trust, the Bank of England and BA cabin crew went on the march
4 July 2017
On 4-5 July domestics, porters and security staff at Barts Health Trust began a strike
8 April 2017
'We'll defend our rights' - was the message from 160 domestics
5 April 2017
Salomé Karwah was an Ebola survivor who returned to the hospitals of Liberia to tend to the sick and dying during the epidemic of 2014. Now she has fallen victim to the appalling healthcare endured by ordinary people in Liberia as across most of West Africa.
5 April 2017
The Tories have already cut doctors, nurses, student nurses and 15,000 beds. Now the government intends a further £22 billion of cuts through its 'sustainability and transformation plans' (STPs).
22 March 2017
Several hundred demonstrators, including health workers, marched through Ilford on 18 March to stop the closure of the nearby King George hospital A&E department
22 March 2017
The background to the misnamed 'success regimes' in Cumbria - in reality closure of beds, hospitals and services - is creeping NHS privatisation, cuts, increased workload and pay freezes
15 March 2017
The NHS, our vital public health service, is under relentless attack. The latest spending cuts in England - £22 billion under the Tory government's misnamed 'sustainability and transformation plans' (STPs) - will mean further A&E and ward closures, fewer GPs and unfilled staff posts.
22 February 2017
In Worcestershire, Socialist Party members have played a leading role in a campaign against abuse of NHS staff. 'Betrayed by Their Trust' (BBTT) will have its second annual general meeting in February.
15 February 2017
Our NHS is collapsing. On 4 March, we will march in London to save it.
8 February 2017
Right-wing politicians and newspapers are trying to blame the austerity and privatisation-induced NHS crisis on so-called 'health tourists'. The Socialist spoke to Aislinn Macklin-Doherty, a doctor involved in last year's strikes.
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