Support those working for our NHS
Understaffing has exacerbated the problems caused by underfunding and privatisation of the NHS and is set to get worse.
There are currently 40,000 nurse vacancies in England alone, and it is predicted the NHS will have a staffing shortfall of 250,000 by 2030. Still, the Government refuses to adequately fund, train and take measures to retain valuable NHS staff.
Keep Our NHS Public supported the junior doctors strike in 2016 and has continued to support NHS staff demanding better working conditions.
Find out more about the junior doctor’s campaign.
Find information on the issues affecting NHS staff and junior doctors in our resource cabinet.
On Monday 14 October Maternity Action began a judicial review of the policy of charging vulnerable migrant women for NHS maternity care. They are challenging the practice of issuing bills of £7,000 or more to […]
August Newsletter 2019 – Boris Johnson, No-Deal, new NHS film coming soon and Mental Health Summit announcements
This August Newsletter, features news on the appointment of Boris Johnson as our new unelected Prime Minister, the danger of a no-deal Brexit for the NHS, NHS workers on strike in Bradford resisting ‘Subcos’, more on […]
Bradford staff dig in for another strike. They believe pay and pensions will suffer as part of a drive to cut costs if roles are transferred to a wholly owned subsidiary company (Subco), being set up […]
Setting an example for the rest of the NHS workforce, 200 UNISON members at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust (BTHFT) voted for strike action (97% of those voting – securing a 70% turnout) after the plans were […]
Domestics at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow have scored a dramatic victory against a threat to outsource their jobs. Management confirmed yesterday that they are committing to keeping the workers in-house, narrowly averting a strike […]