Reports and Campaigns
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18 October 2017
Public sector workers have scored another victory against the Tories: the NHS pay cap will be scrapped
13 September 2017
40,000 unfilled nursing vacancies: Nurses must vote to strike
10 September 2017
Nurses set on Parliament Square to demand the end of the 1% pay cap
27 July 2017
Rain put paid to the picnic but did not dampen the anger
26 July 2017
Over 1000 people packed Guildhall square in Southampton on 15 July to hear Jeremy Corbyn. It was great to see so many young people. The RCN nurses' union was well represented and we met many angry nurses
12 July 2017
Leeds Keep Our NHS Public and its supporters gathered outside the Leeds General Infirmary on 5 July and later outside St James University Hospital to celebrate the NHS's 69th birthday
5 July 2017
"It's time for all of us to take a stand, if we don't we won't have an NHS left" said one nurse through the megaphone at the RCN nurses' union pay cap protest in Leeds on 30 June.
17 May 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the latest in the Fujitsu dispute, a blacklisting protest and the result of the RCN ballot.
26 April 2017
Unions and Corbyn must lead NHS action: Three thousand nurses have been forced to take out payday loans, according to data received by the Sunday Mirror - and that's just in the last six months!
8 April 2017
'We'll defend our rights' - was the message from 160 domestics
28 February 2017
The Tories' scrapping of nursing training bursaries has already led to a 23% decline in university applications for this coming year for all nursing courses
13 January 2016
Over 1,000 student nurses, NHS workers and members of the public marched through central London to protest the government's plans to cut student nurses' bursaries.
27 May 2015
The Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospital porters' strike is set to become the longest in Dundee since 1993
20 May 2015
Defend NHS pay: Nurses could strike if the Tories' talk of a "seven-day NHS" results in attacks on unsocial hour and weekend working payments, according to the leader of the Royal College of Nurses, Dr Peter Carter
30 October 2013
A big dispute has developed at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon, the biggest hospital in Wiltshire
16 May 2012
Austerity is hitting the NHS. 26,000 nursing posts have already gone, with a further 34,000 to be sacrificed - balancing budgets at the expense of patient care
23 November 2011
Hardly a day passes without another revelation about devastating cuts undermining the National Health Service (NHS)...
16 November 2011
Support Paul Kelly!: Transport union RMT rep Paul Kelly has recently been involved in protesting against the imposition of new rosters at Wightlink Ferries in Portsmouth
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.
7 June 2007
NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
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