HUNDREDS of nurses and trade unionists marched through Portsmouth this weekend in protest against the continued 1 per cent public-sector pay cap.
The rally was organised by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) as part of its “summer of action” to get the cap lifted.
Monday 24th Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Royal College of Nursing warns of huge staff shortage unless pay and conditions improve
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Poverty ‘forcing many to leave the profession’
Saturday 13th May 2017
by Felicity Collier
NURSES battling against staff shortages don’t have the time to look after dying patients, according to the Nursing Standard journal and the Marie Curie charity.
Their report published today, found nearly seven in 10 are concerned about the...
Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017
Nurses and social workers raise Brexit fears
Monday 20th Feb 2017
Workers fight against ‘crippling pay restraint’ in the NHS
Monday 30th Jan 2017
NURSES’ wages have plummeted by £14,634 a year in real terms since 2010 due to Tory attacks on public-sector pay, according to new research.
Analysis by general union GMB reveals the extent of the financial damage inflicted on NHS nurses and other public-sector workers by...
Saturday 31st Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
BARNSLEY was dubbed the first “scrooge” council of the year yesterday after refusing to allow health visitors and community nurses an extra day’s holiday given to the rest of its workforce.
The Yorkshire council has given an extra day’s leave to its staff for...
Thursday 1st Dec 2016
Tory plans to hire fewer qualified nurses could endanger lives
Wednesday 16th Nov 2016
HEALTH unions have warned against the use of nursing associates as cheap substitutes to fill the “desperate shortage” of qualified nurses in the NHS, writes Steve Sweeney.
A thousand nursing associates are due to start training at 11 test sites across England next month...
Tuesday 1st Nov 2016