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From The Socialist newspaper, 12 June 2019

Southampton hospital workers win

Save our NHS, photo Mary Finch

Save our NHS, photo Mary Finch   (Click to enlarge)

Security staff at Southampton General Hospital, who have been attacked in the A&E department, have voted to accept a new offer covering pay, sick pay and new protective equipment.

Unite the Unite lead officer for health in the south east Scott Kemp said: "Unite is pleased to announce that our security staff at Southampton General Hospital have accepted a package that includes increased pay rates, improved sick pay arrangements, and new personal protection equipment.

"We regard this as an important victory which demonstrates the strong solidarity shown by our members during this long-running dispute and also, more widely, the support they received from the local community."

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