In the Autumn Statement Jeremy Hunt has unleashed a new wave of austerity. Claiming to put the NHS first with a £3.3bn funding increase... in reality, this is a real terms cut - Just Treatment
Ambulance workers in England in strike vote – Unite
Strike ballots for nearly 3,000 ambulance workers have opened this week. Paramedics, ambulance drivers and emergency call handlers are voicing their anger over unfair pay.
If we don’t fight for the NHS it won’t survive until the next General Election – Kate Osborne MP
"People need a government that will tackle the cost of living crisis that the Tories have caused – not a continuation of their cuts to the NHS and public services."
Running down the NHS – the Tory commodification of healthcare
The NHS has always been a test of socialism versus capitalism and this paper offers hard evidence of the failure of neoliberal capitalism inappropriately applied to the NHS" - a look at the latest report of the Tories commodification of healthcare.
Covid-19 Pandemic is not over, It is still destroying lives – Covid Action UK
"The Tories claim vaccination is the only protection we need, despite Omicron subvariants continuously breaching vaccine boundaries through mutation, and repeatedly reinfecting the population."
NHS Under Siege: the fight to save it in the age of covid – review
"A decade of austerity has left the NHS in a critical state." Mike Phipps reviews NHS Under Siege: The Fight to Save it in the age of Covid.
Whichever Tory wins, the NHS loses
"Both Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss offer the most simplistic and self-defeating solutions"... whoever wins the Tory Leadership election, it will be bad news for our NHS.
Time to fill the streets, see you on 18th June – Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No
"Two food banks have been opened by NHS Trusts in my Region for Staff struggling with the cost-of-living crisis" - march for your NHS and the staff who tirelessly work to keep us safe.
Commemorate the lives of health and social care workers – Doctors in Unite
join Doctors in Unite on Thursday at the National Covid Memorial Wall, to remember those who have given their lives while working to keep us all safe.
Stop the decline: NHS needs £20bn now – John Lister, SOS NHS, ahead of the #SpringStatement
"As Rishi Sunak prepares his Spring Budget statement, the NHS is now being plunged another massive period of austerity" - John Lister, SOS NHS.