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Patients to be turned away from A&E – Hancock outlines NHS...

YESTERDAY in Parliament, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that less serious cases would be turned away from A&E and only the most serious...

Tories ‘sidelining NHS’ is the cause of testing crisis – time...

WITH coronavirus cases continuing to rapidly increase day on day as a result of the Tories’ campaign to drive the reopening of workplaces, schools...

SA trade unions battle for inflation-beating pay increases for 1.2m

THE LABOUR Court in Johannesburg will be the setting for South Africa’s trade unions and the African National Congress (ANC) government to fight it...

Trade unions must take action for 15% – demand NHS staff

‘WHAT DO we want? 15%! When do we want it? Now!’ rang out on the Nurses March through London on Saturday afternoon. More than 1,000...

SECOND COVID PEAK IS LIKELY! say thousands of BMA doctors

THOUSANDS of doctors say a second Covid peak is very likely and is their greatest fear this winter. A major survey of doctors by the...

All Out Strike To Defend NHS! Nurses Must Get 15%!

NURSES, midwives and NHS workers around the country take to the streets again today to demand a 15% pay rise and they are extremely...

NHS backlog putting patients’ health at risk!

NHS PERFORMANCE stats reveal the ‘devastating extent of patient suffering’ amid a ‘daunting’ backlog, says the BMA. In his response to the latest NHS performance...

Unite Demands 15% NHS Pay Rise

NHS workers should receive an early pay rise of 15 per cent or £3,000, whichever is greater, the Unite union, said yesterday. Unite, which has...

To Get Rid Of The Coronavirus – Get Rid Of The...

YESTERDAY, Boris Johnson announced new emergency laws making social gatherings of more than six people illegal in England from next Monday. This law applies to...

‘QANTAS PLANNED TO USE PANDEMIC TO OUTSOURCE 2,500 WORKERS’ –...

AUSTRALIA’S Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) is demanding that PM Scott Morrison explains what he knew about Qantas management’s long-term decision to axe and outsource...

Right to attend your A&E being ended!

NHS England (NHSE) is pressing ahead with setting up a new emergency care system, under the guise of reducing crowding in A&E departments. Patients will...

Defend Belarus and Russia from the attacks of the USA, UK...

THE ALLEGED ‘poisoning’ of Russia’s unsuccessful opposition leader Alexei Navalny by a ‘Novichok-like nerve agent’ has been trumpeted by the capitalist press as if...

Tories split over massive debt crisis! Make the bosses pay for...

THE TORY Party split over how to pay off the massive debt run up bailing out the bosses during the coronavirus pandemic is now...

85,000 deaths across UK this winter predicted

A LEAKED government report suggests a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19. The document also says...

NHS staff from overseas paying extortionate visa fees

PUBLIC sector union Unison says the UK immigration system has never been smooth to navigate. The Home Office is infamous for its extortionate fees...

Tories responsible for deaths in care homes and amongst NHS workers...

THIS week, the Tories’ criminal liability for the deaths of thousands of health care workers, the elderly and the disabled was revealed in two...

Nurses rise up to demand 15%

‘WHAT do we want? Pay rise! How will we get it? Strike!’ shouted over 200 nurses and NHS workers marching from St Thomas’ Hospital...

NURSES DRIVEN OUT – Low pay & axing bursary has caused...

THERE are now 37,821 nurse vacancies in the NHS, NHS England confirmed yesterday, releasing the latest data. This is a rise of 1,738 from the...

COVID-19 STAFF DEATHS – HSE Executive is urged to investigate

THE Health and Safety Executive is being urged to investigate hospitals and care homes over the widespread Covid-19 infections among staff, which led to...

NEHAWU prepares for September 3 national strike

MEMBERS of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) in Kimberley picketed outside the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital on Monday, in preparation...

Nurses are working longer hours and above pay grades to deal...

A MAJOR Royal College of Nursing (RCN) survey has revealed how the pandemic has affected the professional lives of nursing staff. It shows, from...

PCS Fights Tate Sackings

A RALLY of over 200 PCS strikers from Tate Enterprises, employed at Tate Modern and Tate Britain galleries was held on Saturday outside the...

230,000 tenants face eviction as ban ends this weekend – Only...

ON SATURDAY the ban on evicting tenants in England and Wales, introduced by the Tories at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, is due...

Capitalism’s ‘Ship Of Fools’ Heading For The Rocks!

WHEN the most right-wing Tory supporting newspaper in the country turns on the Tory government, accusing it of gross incompetence and heading for disaster,...

Scrapping of Public Health England part of Tory plan to force...

The lead story in last weekend’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper announced: ‘Hancock axes failing public health body,’ adding ‘PHE (Public Health England) to be scrapped...

Eight Years Since The Marikana Massacre Of 34 Miners

YESTERDAY, South Africa marked the anniversary of one of the darkest moments in its history – when police officials opened fire on striking Lonmin...

NHS waiting times ‘deeply concerning’ – says BMA

‘THESE latest sets of NHS performance statistics are deeply concerning, and paint a very bleak picture for the future delivery of patient care if...

Trade Unions Must Act To Secure Nurses’ & Doctors’ Pay Rise!

PM BORIS JOHNSON has said that there is a ‘moral duty’ to get all children back into schools in England next month. Writing in...

‘Nurses gave their all – only to be greeted with a...

MORE THAN 10,000 nurses, other NHS workers, trade unionists and supporters marched from St James’s Park to Parliament Square on Saturday on a demonstration...

Trade Unions Condemn Zanu-Pf – ‘Behaving Like The Racist Rhodesian Government!

THE ZIMBABWE Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has vowed to continue mobilising workers to protest until the government addresses their legitimate grievances. In a statement...

Lebanon’s foreign minister quits while financial crisis rages!

LEBANON’S Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday in protest at what he described as the government’s...

Ring before going to A&E! Dangerous triage system launched in...

A DANGEROUS phone triage scheme for A&E at Wales’ largest hospital is to be launched tomorrow in which patients are expected to ring before...

SOUTH AFRICAN UNION NEHAWU CALLS TO ‘STAY AWAY’ ON AUGUST 28th...

THE NATIONAL Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has called on health staff to stay away from work on 28th August to protest...

No pay rise! A slap in face for NHS staff

‘ENOUGH is Enough,’ chanted a rally of 500 angry NHS workers outside Downing Street on Wednesday night. They are angry that they have been excluded...

‘We demand a pay rise’ – Nurses, midwives & NHS staff...

OVER 500 angry NHS workers marched from St Thomas’ Hospital to Downing Street on Wednesday evening to demand a 15 per cent pay rise. ‘Enough...

Johnson Gov Must Answer Over The 20,000 Care Home Deaths!

THE Johnson government must answer for its actions over the 20,000 Care Home deaths says the GMB. Ministers ignored science, evidence and the GMB Union...

After The Care Homes Massacre – Kick The Tories Out Now!

THE damning report released yesterday by the Public Accounts Committee on the effect of Tory policies towards the elderly in care homes came as...

Corona care homes horror – Tories were ‘negligent’

THE PUBLIC Accounts Committee released a damning report this morning which condemns the Tories’ ‘slow, inconsistent and at times negligent approach’ to the social...

School nurses and health visitors – County Durham swings axe!

THE THREAT to cut health visitor and community nurse jobs in County Durham, while Covid-19 is still widespread, was branded as ‘incomprehensible’ by the...

Three million at risk of starvation in Yemen – UN report...

FOOD insecurity across Yemen is set to rise from two million to over three million in just six months, report UN agencies – who...

Staff On Terminal Covid Ward Were ‘Denied Ppe’

STAFF working on a ward for terminal coronavirus patients were denied Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) despite having to bag up 185 bodies in just...

Hundreds of thousands denied a pay rise

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak was accused yesterday by the Unite union of having ‘a selective memory’ when it comes to public sector pay, rewarding some...

UK & US whipping up anti-Russia and anti-China hysteria – It...

A ‘RED SCARE’ is well under way, with the US and UK governments launching hourly attacks on both Russia and China in a frenzy...

Johnson Hands Power To Decide To Bosses

‘WE ARE going to give employers more discretion, and ask them to make decisions about how their staff can work safely,’ Tory PM Johnson...

French Health Workers Win Major Victory Over Macron Government!

THE FRENCH government has been forced by the mass actions of the health workers’ trade unions to concede pay rises worth 8bn euros (£7.2bn)...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...