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Doctors dangerously tired! BMA launches ‘Sleep Charter’

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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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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!’

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

Minimum 3-month wait for operations! NHS must be defended with a...

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PATIENTS suffering from serious conditions, requiring hip or knee replacements, hernias repaired and cataracts removed, all considered ‘non-urgent surgery’, have been told that they...

Only 2 junior doctors in charge of 436 patients!

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ONLY two junior doctors were left in charge to care for for 436 patients on a night shift which they have said was...

150 NHS CONSULTANTS EARNING £8.5m TOTAL!

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ONE hundred and fifty consultants employed to draw up the Tories Sustainability and Transformation plans (STPs) were paid combined annual salaries of at least...

Stephen Hawking defends the NHS – and exposes the Tories –...

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THE FAMOUS Cambridge University scientist Stephen Hawking has spoken up to defend the NHS and has publicly exposed the Tory plan to privatise it...

Hawking slams Tories over NHS privatisation!

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PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking has attacked the government’s NHS policies, and health secretary Jeremy Hunt in person, and warned they are seeking to bring in...

‘We are determined to win a pay rise!’ say SERCO strikers

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‘WE ARE determined to have a pay rise,’ Unite shop steward Melissa Manso declared at a lively morning picket line outside the Royal London...

BMA demands STPs be ‘abandoned’! Now all trade unions must follow...

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ON MONDAY, the BMA’s Annual Representative Meeting took a giant step forward when, after a struggle over the issue of STPs, it passed a...

ABANDON STPs DEMANDS BMA CONFERENCE – Motion moved by Anna Athow...

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A MOTION moved on behalf of the London Regional Council by Anna Athow demanding the Tory NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) are ‘abandoned’...

Workers and youth say vote Athow in Hornsey and Wood Green!

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WORKERS and youth signed up to join the Workers Revolutionary Party (WRP) and Young Socialists on Saturday, saying they will vote for Hornsey and...

NHS held to ransom by Cyber terrorists – Hunt must...

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ON FRIDAY afternoon a terrorist cyber attack was launched on the NHS in England and Scotland that brought it to a standstill in many...

‘GP collapse’ in North of Ireland! – put the Tories out...

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GENERAL Practice in the North of Ireland is close to collapse with the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) seeking to collect enough undated resignations to...

Imposed Contract Stresses Junior Doctors!

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ANXIETY, stress and depression were to blame for nearly half the sick days taken by doctors in central Bristol last year, according to new...

6,000 March In Leeds To Defend The NHS!

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MORE than 6,000 trade unionists and NHS supporters marched through Leeds last Saturday afternoon against Tory government cuts and the privatisation of the NHS...

NHS workers furious over 7th year of pay cuts!

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NHS WORKERS are furious that they are to receive a measly 1% pay increase in 2017-18 – in reality another massive pay cut –...

The 1% NHS pay award is a slap in the face...

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THE trade unions are unanimous in their condemnation of the 1% pay award for NHS workers. Even the TUC, which considers PM May to be...

Defend Ealing Hospital! Smash STPs!

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‘600 BED cuts, 8,000 jobs to go! This is no good. If they close the A&E where are patients going to go? I...

100,000 march to Parliament to defend NHS

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UP TO 100,000 health workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched through London to defend the NHS on Saturday. There were balloons from Unison, Unite,...

Labour refuses to demand the resignation of Health Secretary Hunt!

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ON MONDAY, in the House of Commons, Health Secretary Hunt was asked an urgent question as to why he had covered up for, and...

Trade union-led occupations and a general strike to remove the Tories...

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‘THIS Conference must give a lead in the struggle to defend the NHS and stop it being destroyed by this Tory government... Trade union...

Re-call TUC conference! Sack the traitors! – We need a...

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THE NHS crisis is ‘like being in a war,’ Patrick Carter, who advises Tory health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, told the Royal College of Anaesthetists’...

1 in 6 A&Es face closure

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ONE in six A&Es across the length and breadth of the country are threatened with closure, according to research by the Health Service Journal...

TUC corporatists must be kicked out! Come to the ATUA conference...

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THE TRADE Union Congress (TUC) organised the knifing in the back of the Southern guards’ and drivers’ struggle on Thursday, brokering a ‘deal’...

May government is Thatcherite says the Resolution Foundation

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THE just-published Resolution Foundation’s annual audit of living standards shows that the May government, far from seeking to lighten the load of the poor,...

TUC MUST TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT US! – demand BA mixed...

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BRITISH AIRWAYS mixed fleet strikers on Saturday called for the TUC and other unions to take action in support of their fight against poverty...

Smash the anti-union laws with a general strike

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LAST Sunday fifty Tory MPs demanded the government bring in even more draconian laws aimed at breaking the growing strike movement that is gaining...

‘Women refused admission to Maternity! – Glasgow Health Board apologises

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THE GREATER Glasgow health board has apologised after women in labour were refused admission to a maternity unit because of overcrowding. NHS Greater Glasgow and...

Tories tell May she must bring in strike ban law!

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SUNDAY saw the Tory Telegraph accuse PM May of ‘refusing to curb the power of striking trade unions despite a growing backlash from...

Trade Unions must occupy hospitals threatened with closures! Come to...

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THE NHS is the battleground within which the class struggle in this country is being fought out to the finish. The Tory government plans...

‘VITAL TRAINING IS BEING SACRIFICED’ says Junior Doctors chairman

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SLEEP-deprived junior doctors, subjected to an ever increasing heavy workload, are losing out on vital training and this, in turn, is impacting patient care,...

No To Nurse Apprentices!

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TORY Health Secretary Hunt’s announ-cement yesterday that there are to be 1,000 nurse apprentices in hospitals was condemned by health professionals and unions yesterday. Rehana...

NHS ‘CAN’T DELIVER WHAT IS REQUIRED!’ says Hopson

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‘WE FACE the greatest challenge in a generation,’ NHS Providers chief executive Chris Hopson told its annual conference in Birmingham yesterday. The just launched The...

Defend the NHS with trade union led occupations and a general...

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THE creation of new nursing assistant posts should be scrapped and money invested in ‘real nurses’, experts said yesterday ahead of the rollout of...

Junior doctors considering more strike actions!

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JUNIOR doctors have been considering more strikes after the chairman of the British Medical Association’s junior doctors’ committee resigned last Friday night, following a...

The UK ruling class is split, unable to rule, and frightened...

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YESTERDAY Tory PM May pledged that she would not allow the British people’s vote for Brexit to be sabotaged. The would-be sabatoeurs are the majority...

Sustainability & Transformation Plans mean NHS cuts and privatisation! Kick...

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THE TORY government has launched its new offensive in the war against the NHS, and this time it is an attack by stealth. Sustainability and...

CETA collapse – now workers must end all capitalist trade agreements...

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LAST Friday the much delayed CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) between the EU and Canada hit a brick wall when the Belgium region...

Hunt to ‘reform’ all NHS contracts!

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TORY health secretary Jeremy Hunt, after attempting to impose an unsafe and unfair contract on junior doctors, now wants new contracts for one million...