The NHS

Devo Manc

DEVO MANC: future for the NHS?   £6 billion of NHS care is to be merged with Social Care Commissioning and given to the new Greater Manchester Combined Authority, run by a mayor. Taking the ‘National’ out of the NHS … Continue reading

Enduring Values for the NHS

We need to save our NHS, and the March outside the Tory Party Conference on the 29th September is a vital demonstration to show that this country is against the privatised, dismantled, profit making NHS that is being built by … Continue reading

March on Tory Party Conference – Save the NHS

Save the NHS! 60,000 strong demonstration in Manchester tells the Tories they are not welcome in our city! As workers within the NHS we are aware that privatisation and cuts in the NHS are driving down quality and services. After … Continue reading

UNISON Health Conference, April 2013

There was a much different feel to Health Conference this year than there has been in recent years.  We are now in our 6th year of the financial crisis caused by the system of Capitalism and the culture of casino … Continue reading

Can we affect what happens to our NHS through the new Clinical Commissioning Groups?

Just Say ‘NO PP’ Some CCGs made it their policy to commission health services from the NHS, rather than private firms because of its value for patient care. So the government is tightening its hold over CCGs, and trying to … Continue reading

Changes to Agenda for Change Agreement – for the Worse

The NHS Staff Council has agreed to alter the Agenda for Change Agreement for staff in England. Following extensive consultation with branches and members in England, UNISON voted to accept the proposals, along with the 10 other unions that represent … Continue reading