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13 December 2017
The six south west London CCGs - statutory NHS bodies responsible for the planning and paying for healthcare services for their local area - recently held a joint meeting.
11 October 2017
There's more evidence that the National Health Service (NHS) is in meltdown. This time it comes from the Care Quality Commission inspectorate
9 August 2017
Since the NHS began outsourcing care services to private companies and charities, wages and conditions for carers, support workers and healthcare assistants have been squeezed.
26 July 2017
Support workers for Bron Afon housing association in Cwmbran, south Wales, have taken their third day of strike action against a £3,000 annual pay cut imposed by management on the staff in the Supported Living Team.
5 July 2017
On 27 June I attended a meeting organised by concerned tenants of Your Homes Newcastle (YHN), an arms-length management organisation (Almo) of Newcastle City Council, at Cruddas Park tower in the city's west end.
12 April 2017
What kind of people would build a hospital children's ward with a firewall which stopped just above a false ceiling, allowing smoke and flames to spread? And keep these and other dangers hidden from the staff, patients and even management of the hospital?
5 April 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including top bosses' wages, luxury goods and licence fees.
15 March 2017
Unison delegates to the higher education conference on 2 March reminded the service group executive (SGE) who's in charge by defeating them on a number of questions.
22 February 2017
The Bristol and District Anti-Cuts Alliance (Badaca) has written a letter to every councillor in Bristol calling on them to vote against the £101 million cuts budget being proposed by mayor Marvin Rees. Councillors met to vote on the budget on Tuesday 21 February, as the Socialist goes to press.
22 February 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including tube strikes and Show Culture Some Love.
8 February 2017
Train guards have faced down bosses at London Midland in a dispute over the use of outsourced security guards on trains.
18 January 2017
Theresa May has made her declaration of objectives for EU exit negotiations.
18 January 2017
1,000 protesters surrounded Sheffield's town hall in the latest action against tree-fellers
10 August 2016
Dozens of GP surgeries in England have had thousands of medical records appear late or not at all thanks to outsourcing giant Capita.
29 June 2016
The appalling racist abuse and physical attacks reported since the EU referendum must be condemned and opposed.
15 June 2016
Domestic staff and porters at Whipps Cross Hospital in east London have won a significant pay increase and job security. The pay rise - over 20% - and permanent contracts - follow a sustained campaign by general union Unite.
5 November 2015
The Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) in South Africa is appealing for letters of protest to be sent to the management of the University of Johannesburg (UJ)
19 August 2015
Trade unions UCU, Unison and Unite at the University of Manchester are preparing to fight to save hundreds of jobs. Over 300 staff attended a joint union meeting to discuss management threats.
17 August 2015
The prolonged dispute at the National Gallery turned to indefinite strike on 11 August.
5 August 2015
All-out action by PCS members at the gallery is being brought forward to 11 August.
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