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RMT to strike during COP26! The trade unions must follow RMT...

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STRIKE action during COP26 (The United Nations Climate Change Conference), from Sunday October 31 to Friday 12 November, is to go ahead after the...

Clashes and gunfire! Thousands protest Sudan military coup

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THOUSANDS took to the streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum yesterday, to demand the release of the political leaders amid reports of clashes and gunfire....

Failure To Invest Will Mean Disaster For NHS, Says RCN!

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‘FAILURE to invest more now to tackle the nursing workforce crisis will mean disaster for the health and care services this winter,’ the Royal...

On The Eve Of The Budget, Workers Are Demanding Action...

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THE TUC General Council has met and issued a statement on the crisis. In it, it disgracefully treats the Tory government as a potential...

3,000 March Demanding Freedom For Assange!

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OVER 3,000 people marched through London from the BBC in Portland Place to the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand to fight for...

Reintroduce Covid restrictions now! NHS Confederation warns of looming winter crisis

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis,’ health leaders have warned. The NHS Confederation said a...

Tories refuse any measures to limit Covid deaths – Kick them...

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis’ Matthew Taylor, head of the NHS Confederation, has...

Thousands of GPs tell BMA rescue package is ‘useless’ – BMA...

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THOUSANDS of GPs in England have told the British Medical Association (BMA) that Health Secretary Sajid Javid’s package of measures to supposedly rescue general...

Date called for nurses indicative strike ballot – RCN demands 12.5%...

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THE ROYAL College of Nursing (RCN) yesterday announced the dates for the indicative ballot for strike action demanding a 12.5% pay increase. The ballot opens on...

Tory war against GPs must be answered by the entire working...

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THE TORY government has launched a vicious war against GPs. 778 GP surgeries have closed in the last eight years alone, forcing patients to move...

GP fury at new Tory ‘name and shame’ regime

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THE TORY government turned its fire onto GPs yesterday provoking an angry response from the trade unions. Under new measures announced yesterday GPs will be...

College lecturers – ten more days of strike!

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

Covid pandemic report attempts to exonerate the Tories but herd immunity...

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THE COVID report by two parliamentary select committees published this week has been correctly universally greeted as a damning indictment of the Tory government’s...

IMF undermining world health and education – ActionAid’s dire warning

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

‘The worst public health response in UK history’ – No test...

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THE TORY government’s failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early on in the pandemic was one of the ‘worst public health failures’...

Chronic NHS Staff Shortages At Guy’s And St Thomas’

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CHRONIC staff shortages, concerns about patient safety and plunging morale at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are the key findings of a...

TUC leaders must bin Johnson’s empty pledges and call a general...

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PM JOHNSON’S Tory conference speech was completely empty bombast that sought to cover over the economic catastrophe that is developing throughout the capitalist system...

Johnson ignores the crisis & praises USA!

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‘IT WAS CAPITALISM that ensured we had vaccines in less than a year,’ Tory PM Johnson boasted in his closing speech at the Tory...

Johnson speech a bombastic cover-up of Tory class war preparations

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PM BORIS Johnson delivered a speech to the Tory faithful yesterday that was immediately dismissed by Matthew Lesh, head of the research at the...

Starmer eager to work with the bosses and the military

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LABOUR Party leader Keir Starmer followed up his refusal to support the £15-an-hour motion carried by the conference on Monday by boasting in his...

Labour conference votes for £15-an-hour minimum wage. Bakers’ union disaffiliates from...

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THE BAKERS’ union (BFAWU), which was one of the first unions to fight to set up the Labour Party in 1902, disaffiliated from the...

Working Class Is On The March – Tuc Must Call A...

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DRIVEN forward by the shock of capitalism’s energy catastrophe the working class is now on the march. Unite Wales union NHS members have voted to...

Workers hit by global gas hike – Unison warns of big...

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An unprecedented rise in the price of gas has sent shock waves through the UK energy market, forcing energy suppliers out of business, threatening...

UN condemns US’ mass expulsions of Haitian migrants

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THE United Nations has condemned the US’s mass deportations of Haitian migrants who have been camped in squalid conditions under a bridge in Del...

‘Smokescreen for NHS privatisation’ – Scrap the Health and Care...

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THE government has been accused of using the pandemic as ‘a smokescreen’ to push through the Health and Care Bill which will open the...

Grenfell Towers are everywhere! Capitalism cannot be regulated, it must be...

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THE TORY government is pushing its Building Safety Bill that it says addresses the big issue of fire safety raised by the horrific Grenfell...

Nursing on a ‘knife-edge’ RCN warn of intensifying staffing crisis

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NURSES’ unions have declared that World Patient Safety Day 2021 must be a ‘wake-up call’ to ministers to tackle – ‘urgently’ – the nursing...

‘We need properly funded GP services!’ – says BMA’s petition to...

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MORE than 10,000 people have signed the BMA’s petition calling for the Westminster government to properly fund general practice and source more desperately-needed GPs. The...

Saudis systematically targetting Yemen’s water infrastructure

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WHILE a United Nations panel has found that the daily Saudi-led air raids on Yemen have caused more than 18,000 civilian casualties since 2015,...

Vaccines for 12-15s – boosters for 50+ says Johnson

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‘I WANT to set out our plan for Covid this winter and in many ways the situation we face is even more challenging than...

‘We refuse to become informants’ – Doctors, nurses and teachers...

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DOCTORS, nurses and teachers have warned that the Police Bill will turn them into police informants. The Bill, to be debated in the House of...

NHS 50,000 Doctors Short!

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THE NHS is 50,000 doctors short new British Medical Association (BMA) re-search released yesterday has found. The number of doctors in England has fallen even...

‘Indifferent and harmful practices’ at private hospital say relatives after the...

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NORFOLK’s Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) on Thursday published an important Safeguarding Adults Review (SAR) into the deaths of three young adults: Joanna, ‘Jon’ and...

The only way to ‘fix’ the care system crisis is to...

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TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday unveiled his strategy for ‘fixing’ the country’s ‘broken social care system’. Central to his plan is to increase National Insurance...

Steady rise in hospitalised Covid patients!

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THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic has taken a back seat in the news recently. Most public health restrictions in relation to the pandemic were lifted on 19...

Lebanon Imports More Fuel From Iran

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IRAN’S Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran is ready to sell more fuel to the Lebanese government and businessmen if need be, as an...

Greek hospital stoppage

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GREEK state hospitals workers and doctors are fighting back against a government vaccination law which has led to unpaid ‘suspension from work’ of some...

Stop NHS cuts and privatisation – a general strike to defend...

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THE CRISIS in the NHS has reached a breaking point with NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation issuing an unprecedented joint report calling for...

Ontario nurses demand pay increase and ‘repeal Bill 124’

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HUNDREDS of Ontario emergency room physicians have signed an open letter to State Premier Doug Ford demanding that the province increase the pay of...

Seeking healthcare in Yemen’s ‘city of snipers’ – A feature from...

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SEEKING healthcare in Taiz, a city split by a frontline, is a Medecins Sans Frontieres feature on Yemen which has been under deadly assault...

After Afghan Disaster, UK Ruling Class Is Determined That UK Workers...

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THE HUMILIATING hiding that the UK ruling class has taken from the Taliban in Afghanistan, where the US and the UK have squandered tens...

‘Leave our people in Aghanistan’ Taliban warn US while G7 meets...

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IF THE Americans ask for an extension on the withdrawal from Afghanistan the answer is ‘No’ Taliban spokesperson Dr Suhail Shaheen reconfirmed yesterday at...

GP Staffing Crisis

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TURNOVER in General Practice doctors has seen a steady increase over the last decade, according to researchers, who have warned policymakers that support measures...

Scotland’s A&Es ‘on the brink’ warns Royal College of Emergency Medicine...

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THE NHS in Scotland is ‘on the brink’ as A&E hospital waiting times are the worst since records of them began, the Royal College...

Labour is moving to sack a quarter of its staff! A...

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THE LABOUR Party is facing strike action by staff who work at the party offices who are members of the GMB and Unite trade...