HEALTH service bosses have failed to guarantee the future of thousands of speech and language therapists in secretive plans to dismantle and privatise the NHS, Unite revealed yesterday.
The union, which represents 5,000 of around 15,000 speech and language therapists, has posed...
Saturday 25th Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
UNITE Scotland slammed yesterday the “woefully inadequate” offer of a 1 per cent pay rise for NHS staff.
The Scottish government announced it would implement the increase recommended by the NHS Pay Review Body and will also offer workers earning less than £22,000 a...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SOLOMON HUGHES takes a close look at the revolving door between Westminster, lobbyists and big businesses
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Survivor faced multiple attacks by husband
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
ADMITTING patients to hospital for emergency surgery at weekends doesn’t change their survival chances, a report revealed yesterday.
Researchers looked at more than 50,000 emergency surgery cases in Scotland over a three-year period between 2005 and 2007.
Figures reveal staggering amount wasted on consultants while health service struggles on brink
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
UNION members will launch a campaign in Yorkshire against the sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) which threaten to ravage the NHS.
STPs — dubbed by campaigners “slash, trash and privatise” — are NHS England’s five-year plans covering all...
Monday 20th Mar 2017
THE NHS faces “mission impossible” to meet government demands, a leading health boss warned yesterday.
Writing on a blog for the NHS Providers coalition of foundation trusts, chief executive Chris Hopson said many hospital, ambulance and mental health trusts believe that...
NHS staff are leaving the sector in droves because of poor pay and low morale in the workplace, a survey by the King’s Fund think tank revealed yesterday.
More than nine out of 10 workers thought low morale affected staff retention.
Almost three-quarters of those surveyed...
Friday 17th Mar 2017
Service in crisis amid staff shortages, low morale and cuts
Thursday 16th Mar 2017