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Bring down the Tories – the only way to defend and...

THE BMA’s just-published Survey of Doctors reveals the depth of the crisis that the Tory government has plunged the NHS into, as a result...

3 Years After Grenfell Fire!

'IT'S been an absolute outrage that three years later and the Grenfell families still have no justice, and homes are still unsafe,’ Joe Delaney,...

Pandemic 2018 simulation warnings totally ignored!

AN EXERCISE simulating a coronavirus outbreak in Scotland, which was shared with a UK government advisory group in 2018, showed a ‘clear gap’ in...

Tories declare war on the teachers! The TUC must join with...

THE HEADLINE of The Sunday Telegraph’s editorial yesterday is very much to the point. It insists: ‘The teaching unions must be defeated,’ and continues,...

Tories Seeking To End The Lockdown To Save Capitalism – While...

ACCORDING to the Johns Hopkins University count, the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 3,402,400 people worldwide and has claimed the lives of at...

Bosses Demand Lift The Lockdown While Pensioners Are Locked In At...

WITH British capitalism up to its neck in hundreds of billions of debt, and with the middle class small proprietors ruined, the cry is...

RCN: No fees! Restore bursaries! Cancel debt!

‘FORCING student nurses to pay tuition fees has been a disaster,’ the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said yesterday, demanding that all student nurses’...

Working class kids denied education!

THE CHILDREN of working class families are being denied an education during the coronavirus lockdown as many families do not have access to laptops,...

Tories knew NHS couldn’t cope with pandemic

THE TORY government hid the outcome of an exercise it conducted on how the NHS would cope with a pandemic because it considered the...

China shows the way to defeat the coronavirus plague – while...

THE creator of the Universal Credit onslaught against the working class and the poor, Iain Duncan Smith has launched an attack on China in...

Tories to bail capitalism out, while leaving workers and their families...

GLOBAL stock markets crashed on Thursday, the biggest single day fall in history. This is the historic crisis of capitalism, its death agony. The...

Zimbabwe Trade Unions Are To Call A General Strike Against...

THE MOTHER of all strikes is imminent – as Zimbabwe’s massive union, ZCTU (the Zimbabwe Confederation of Trade Unions), mobilises other unions to avert...

Doctors Pensions Victory – Presumption Of Guilt Proposal Is Outlawed By...

THE BMA doctors’ union secured a high court victory on Friday over controversial changes made by the Tory secretary of state for health and...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike...

A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

2019 was a disastrous year for the working class! – says...

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned a tough 2019, describing the entire 12 months as ‘annus horriblis’ (Latin word meaning very...

Senior doctors in Zimbabwe strike and accuse the government of turning...

STRIKING senior doctors in Zimbabwe have accused the government of misleading the nation – by suggesting it had secured large quantities of essential drugs...

‘Significant Victory’ For Junior Doctors!

THE BMA doctors’ union has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling on rest breaks as ‘a significant victory for junior doctors’. Commenting on the Court...

REJECT JUNIOR DOCTORS CONTRACT! – says the Doctors’ Association

THE Doctors’ Association (DAUK) has refused to endorse the junior doctor contract deal agreed by the BMA and the government, warning that some members...

Junior doctors be warned over the new GPs contract!

JUNIOR doctors be warned. A historic new GP contract has been quietly negotiated by the BMA and NHSEngland, designed to catapult NHS healthcare into...

New Zealand junior doctors strike!

Thousands of New Zealand junior doctors walked off the job for a record five days from Monday in the fifth and longest strike for...

80% of doctors at very high – BMA report

BOTH junior doctors and seniors are facing serious burn out because of lack of staff, overwork and stress, and this has created a serious...

Zimbabwe National Strike Against Fuel Price Hike!

ZIMBABWE’S largest labour union confederation called a national strike starting midnight on Sunday/Monday after the government more than doubled fuel prices to among the...

JUNIOR DOCTORS DOG-TIRED 63,000 contract breaches

TENS of thousands of junior doctors are working beyond contracted hours without a break, making them extremely tired which, in turn, puts patients’...

8,000 doctors shifts uncovered

JUNIOR doctors are being left in charge of A&Es for entire shifts without a single senior doctor on the ward, new figures have revealed,...

Junior doctors considering strike action

JUNIOR doctors, furious at being offered only a 2 per cent pay rise last month, are considering strike action. The British Medical Association (BMA)...

Unacceptable! – Doctors Condemn 2% ‘Pay Rise’

A NEW BMA poll shows nine out of ten doctors regard the latest government pay award as ‘unacceptable’. As well, the BMA poll of...

Public sector pay rise will cost thousands of jobs!

''OUT OF TOUCH’ Theresa May has left one million people ‘in limbo’, said the GMB on Tuesday, in response to the Tory announcement that...

Tory pay rise is a pay cut!

‘AFTER a decade-long pay cut we are asking ourselves: is this good enough? And of what we have seen, the answer is NO,’ senior...

Junior doctors ‘burned out’ GMC

NEARLY a quarter of junior doctors say their work makes them feel ‘burnt out’, and almost one-in-three says they are often ‘exhausted’ in the...

New Junior Doctors’ Contract Negotiations

THE BMA (British Medical Association) announced at the annual junior doctors committee meeting on Saturday that it is participating ‘in a collaborative review and...

Reject The ‘reform’ Of Agenda For Change

ON 21st March 2018, Jeremy Hunt announced the government was offering NHS staff on Agenda For Change (AfC) a new pay offer. ON 21st...

Workers will not get any ‘new deal’ from the Tories! Make...

THE WINDRUSH scandal, missiles launched at Syria without even seeking permission from Parliament, the Grenfell fire disaster, the winter NHS meltdown, homelessness and rough...

Junior Doctors Defend Pay Band!

JUNIOR DOCTORS have defended their protected pay banding after a year-long struggle. The BMA supported 15 foundation doctors at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS...

Junior Doctors Are Angry!

JUNIOR doctors and their union have responded angrily after 1,500 third year trainees were told they have to re-apply for their jobs as registrars...

Hunt Apologises Over Breast Screening Deaths

TORY Health Secretary Hunt yesterday apologised ‘wholeheartedly and unreservedly for the suffering caused’ when he admitted that up to 270 women may have had...

Nigerian hospital workers indefinite strike – in Zimbabwe 16,000 striking nurses...

NIGERIA’S nurses, pharmacists, and other medical professionals on Sunday declared an indefinite strike at federal hospitals under the auspices of the Joint Health...

Bma Wins £200,000 Back Pay For Junior Doctors!

The BMA has secured more than £200,000 in back pay for junior doctors, after their rotas failed to provide sufficient rest. It has now...

Doctors dangerously tired! BMA launches ‘Sleep Charter’

DOCTORS must have at least 46 hours rest after a string of night shifts in order to combat fatigue at work, according to a...

NHS winter crisis – 10,000 excess deaths

THE NHS winter crisis was responsible for an extra 10,000 deaths in the first weeks of 2018, figures published in the British Medical Journal...

Junior Doctors Win £800,000 Back Pay!

JUNIOR doctors have received back pay of £800,000 after a hard-fought battle against their trust regarding a contract breach. Their union, the British Medical Association...

Hunt in charge of health & social care

HEALTH secretary Hunt was yesterday promoted by PM May with social care being added to his portfolio. The decision will infuriate health workers and...

Bring down the Tories to stop the destruction of the NHS!

ON FRIDAY the GMB trade union declared that ‘Tory Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt must resign,’ and warned that that the ‘NHS is tailspinning into...

NHS CRISIS–‘LISTEN TO DOCTORS WARNINGS’ urges BMA

JUNIOR doctors at Portsmouth Hospital were used to interpret tens of thousands of X-rays without proper training and as a result cases of...

Hunt Planning New Blitz On NHS And NHS Workers!

BOTH the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) trade unions yesterday warned that Health Secretary Hunt is planning...

‘Don’t Treat US Like The Junior Doctors!’

NURSES and midwives will fight Tory Health Secretary Hunt’s plans to fund a pay rise by smashing their employment conditions, their unions insisted...

1-metre rule abandoned when schools re-open! – parents to be fined...

THE ONE-METRE distancing rule is to be abandoned in schools when they open in September, the Tory government announced yesterday to the alarm of...