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19 March 2014
Blacklisting: The report into blacklisting from the Scottish Affairs Select Committee was published on 14 March. The report calls for blacklisting firms to be banned from publicly funded contracts
13 March 2014
Knowsley College: Unison members in Knowsley Community College took further strike action on 6 March, in support of their sacked senior steward Barry Dunne
5 March 2014
Unite members working for the Attendance and Welfare Service in Lewisham have voted to take strike action in protest at a 50% staffing cut
19 February 2014
Lewisham Labour mayor Steve Bullock's council policy is cuts, cuts and more cuts. There have already been £82 million of them, £17 million are planned after May's council election
12 February 2014
Millwall fans have reacted angrily to Lewisham's Labour-run council agreeing the sale of land around the football club's New Den stadium to developer Renewal
5 February 2014
Unite members employed by Lewisham council in the Attendance and Welfare Service are preparing for strike action
6 November 2013
The campaign to stop cuts in Barts Health NHS Trust has entered a new phase
18 October 2013
Across London, the South of England and in the North-East, striking teachers took to the streets on 17 October
14 August 2013
Patient groups and health workers' organisations are shocked by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's recent statement that to set minimum staffing levels for hospitals would be 'artificial' and may jeopardise the need to 'protect NHS budgets', writes Jackie Grunsell.
4 June 2013
The BNP was only able to assemble a small and heavily outnumbered group in central London
29 May 2013
In Lewisham, New Cross and Downham fire stations are threatened with closure, writes Lewisham 'ready for a fight'Lewisham 'ready for a fight'.
6 February 2013
The main road outside Lewisham Hospital was noisier than usual on 31 January as car, bus and lorry drivers beeped their horns in support of angry protesters, writes Roger Shrives.
16 January 2013
The chief executive of the Health Federation has declared that the public must accept the closure of units
9 January 2013
A quarter of a million residents of Lewisham in south London are waiting to hear if they will still have a local hospital, writes a London nurse.
5 December 2012
Around 10,000 NHS staff and local people demonstrated on 24 November against the closure of Lewisham hospital's A&E department and other services...
28 November 2012
On Saturday, defying cold, driving rain, up to 10,000 residents and staff marched to defend their local hospital. A south London nurse reports
14 November 2012
Anger is growing at plans being revealed for the future of the NHS. The most furious reaction is against cuts and closures in hospital services.
7 November 2012
Sherwood Forest: I read with alarm that the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) debts at King's Mill Hospital, part of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have now doubled from £1.26 billion to £2.05 billion over the 38 years of the 'mortgage'...
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