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13 February 2013
The government will smear the reputation of the NHS to boost its privatisation agenda. But its own policies - and Labour's - caused the breakdown of care at Mid Staffs hospital
30 January 2013
Private health company Harmoni regularly ran out-of-hours clinics in London without doctors or nurses last year; it was originally set up as a GP cooperative and was the sort of organisation the Tories, Lib Dems and Labour all claim to support.
12 December 2012
Student nurse says: Give us the resources to provide care!: A recent report flagged up rising death rates and a chronic bed crisis in the NHS. The next day, the national press vilified nurses as uncaring and lacking compassion.
18 January 2012
Cameron's Con-Dem coalition wants workers to pay for the bosses' economic crisis. This millionaires' government wants to cut workers' jobs, pay and conditions such as pensions. In the public sector...
11 January 2012
Waltham Forest workers and campaigners will lobby the north east London borough's first 2012 council cabinet meeting on 12 January in support of sacked library and Waltham Forest Direct workers, writes Bob Severn.
3 August 2011
Cameron's government claims to be 'defending the NHS.' He claims the health care budget is 'ring fenced', writes an NHS mental health nurse.
20 July 2011
My alarm goes off at 06.15. The early starts don't bother me, I've become used to them. I take a quick shower and put on my uniform.
1 June 2011
The Conservatives have pledged to protect "frontline" NHS services and cut back on bureaucracy. In reality, this is another broken promise. They have no intention of saving even frontline staff.
20 May 2011
2,000 people marched with London 'Keep Our NHS Public' on Tuesday 17 May. Several NHS trusts across London have announced big cuts
19 May 2011
Around 100 nursing stewards attended Unison's first nursing and midwifery professional seminar in York on 11-12 May
18 May 2011
David Cameron has made clearer than ever what side he's on regarding the NHS. "It is because I love the NHS so much that I want to change it," he said. This speech spelt out that only very minor compromises,...
13 April 2011
Build mass action to save our health service: The NHS is not safe in Con-Dem hands. A new Royal College of Nursing (RCN) report warns that one in eight of all nursing jobs are set to disappear in the next three years. The government puts 'saving'...
29 September 2010
Community health services in Nottinghamshire will be well on the way to privatisation by Christmas. Almost every part of healthcare that is not in an acute hospital or a GP's consulting room is affected...
12 March 2008
Health workers rallied outside both the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary (DRI) and the Derby City Hospital (DCH) on 7 March in protest against the threatened cuts in nurses' pay, writes Staff nurse and Unison member, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary.
30 January 2008
On the 3 November Save the NHS march, photo Paul Mattsson
17 January 2008
More than 100 Unison members and their families packed a meeting to protest at threatened pay cuts to Derby nurses... By Graham Lewis, Long Eaton trades council
27 September 2007
SWANSEA NHS trust's announcement that they intend axing 750 nursing and health care hospital posts and 86 beds over the next three years has angered nurses and hospital staff...
13 September 2007
A protest in Leeds against Health cuts
9 August 2007
Health workers demonstrate in Hackney, photo Paul Mattsson
Jon Smith, GMB branch secretary, Sheffield Children's Hospital, writes (in a personal capacity)
14 June 2007
NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
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