Act now to stop NHS privatisation by stealth

Profiteers are cherry-picking the most profitable parts of our health service

George Banks  ·  27 August 2021

A socialist plan for universal healthcare

The pandemic has exposed that the NHS is not so much at breaking point, but beyond it.

Bernie McAdam  ·  27 August 2021

Unions must unite healthworkers’ pay claim

Healthworkers are being balloted over the government's insulting 3% pay offer

Rebecca Anderson  ·  27 August 2021

Health workers can lead public sector revolt on pay

Government offers "insulting" 3%.

Dave Stockton  ·  31 July 2021

Stop the retreat in the face of Tory attacks

If our “leaders'' won't lead, then grassroots activists need to take initiative and organise.

George Banks  ·  11 July 2021

Royal College of Nurses training members to fight for a pay rise

Workplace activists can lead the fight for 15%.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  03 June 2021

NHS pay fight: unite for 15%!

Cross-union strike committees should be elected to unite the unions behind 15% and prepare coordinated action

Rebecca Anderson  ·  12 April 2021

Serco pays dividends with taxpayer money

£17m paid to shareholders.

Millie Collins  ·  11 March 2021

Mental health crisis deepens

Class, oppression and mental health under lockdown.

Dave Brody  ·  14 November 2020

“Operation Moonshot” is about private profit not public health

The Tories are using the pandemic to oursource to the private sector

Rebecca Anderson  ·  21 September 2020

From hero to zero: how the UK has shown gratitude to their most essential workers during the pandemic

NHS workers campaign for a pay rise.

Hywel Matthews  ·  07 September 2020

Grassroots Fight for 15% can Win by Escalating Action

Rallies and demonstrations are due to take place across the country, as part of a growing grassroots revolt by nurses and health workers excluded from a recent public sector pay rise

KD Tait  ·  26 August 2020

Thousands march in support of nurses’ fight for 15%

With public support behind them, nurses and health workers can lead the way in fighting for a pay rise for all public sector employees.

Workers Power  ·  08 August 2020

Leeds healthworkers join NHS fight for 15%

Hundreds joined the nationwide day of action calling for justice for NHS nurses and health workers excluded from a recent public sector pay rise.

Workers Power  ·  08 August 2020

Relaxing the Lockdown? To save lives and jobs – we’ll need workers control

Britain has become No1 in Europe and No2 in the world for COVID-19 mortality. To replace the “stay at home’ message with “go to work” carries the danger of a second peak.

Dave Stockton  ·  07 May 2020

Remember the dead – fight for the living!

As the coronavirus crisis rips through society, International Workers' Memorial Day on 28 April is more important than ever.

Andy Yorke  ·  27 April 2020

Why Covid-19 has pushed the NHS past breaking point

The UK government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed not only the ineptitude of the current government but the sorry state of our National Health Service, which has been pushed to breaking point by successive administrations

Rebecca Anderson  ·  13 April 2020

Motion: Workers’ action against the covid-19 pandemic

A motion passed by Lambeth Unison's branch committee

A Unison Steward  ·  27 March 2020

The NHS at 70: Labour’s tarnished jewel

JUNE 5 2018 is the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service – the jewel in the crown of the British Labour Party and the welfare state. But the celebrations are tempered by the knowledge that the NHS is mired in the biggest crisis of its history, one that threatens the survival of a health […]

Workers Power  ·  05 June 2018

NHS primed for privatisation, but Labour councils can block it

SECRET COST-CUTTING plans could force hospitals, Accident & Emergency departments and wards to close, as stretched health workers struggle to cope. The Guardian and campaign group 38 Degrees reveal that NHS Trusts face a shortfall of £22 billion by 2020-21. Each of NHS England’s 44 “footprint” areas have been asked to submit a “sustainability and […]

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  12 December 2016

Tory ‘Footprints’ put the boot into health

NHS Footprints plan is latest step to privatisation By Dave Stockton The crisis of NHS funding is reaching a turning point. According to John Lister “In many areas the threat of cuts and closures could soon be a reality.” He points out that after conducting a survey of 155 acute trust finance reports this shows that […]

Workers Power  ·  25 May 2016

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