Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
19 September 2017
Cleaners, porters and catering staff in Barts NHS Trust have voted to accept the offer made by employer Serco
3 August 2017
Unite members at Barts NHS Trust, the Bank of England and BA cabin crew went on the march
14 July 2017
A press release from Waltham Forest Trades Council.
11 July 2017
"We want a famous victory for the east London working class!" declared Len Hockey
4 July 2017
On 4-5 July domestics, porters and security staff at Barts Health Trust began a strike
21 June 2017
Unite union members working in domestic and support roles at Barts NHS Trust in east London have voted 99% in favour of strike action for better pay
15 June 2016
Domestic staff and porters at Whipps Cross Hospital in east London have won a significant pay increase and job security. The pay rise - over 20% - and permanent contracts - follow a sustained campaign by general union Unite.
27 May 2015
Privatisation wrecking hospitals: The NHS funding crisis continues to deepen with NHS trusts in England reporting a £822 million deficit for 2014-15
15 April 2015
Health service is not safe in Labour or Tory hands: When you go into one of the main blocks at St Bartholomew's hospital in central London, it's almost like going into a posh hotel, writes Alison Hill.
8 April 2015
Workers are celebrating the victory of Unison health activist Charlotte Monro
25 March 2015
On 17 March it was announced that Barts Health NHS trust, the largest in the country, was being put into special measures after a report found "a culture of bullying and low-morale at Whipps Cross"
20 March 2015
Under successive governments PFI contracts throughout the UK totalled £68 billion
18 March 2015
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate for Walthamstow, Nancy Taaffe, responded to the announcements in the press on Whipps Cross going into 'special measures'
25 February 2015
The need for an organised, independent, political expression of the will of the 99% and our demands for health, homes and decent jobs has never been greater
19 June 2014
In April, the Unison branch secretary and stewards employed by Initial at Whipps Cross hospital resigned from Unison.
25 October 2013
The fight is on to spread the campaign to save hospital services across the whole of the Barts Trust
1 October 2013
On 29 September well over 50,000 protesters descended on Manchester to tell the Tories that they and their policies are not welcome in the city.
The biggest demonstration in Manchester since Peterloo in 1819 showed a defiant and angry mood
17 September 2013
A stream of nurses, domestics, porters, doctors, technicians, paraded back and forth over the zebra crossing outside the hospital
11 September 2013
Kick out the corporate vultures: In 2004 Tory cabinet minister Oliver Letwin boasted that "the NHS will not exist" within five years of a Conservative victory, writes Chris Moore, Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
4 September 2013
Whipps Cross is mired in crisis. Following a merger with three other hospital trusts, it is run by the Barts Health NHS Trust, which is crippled by PFI debts
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