Total 9 Posts
NHS Staff Council accepts Government’s revised pay offer, while other unions reject it4 min read
The NHS Staff Council, representing over a million NHS staff in England, has accepted the government’s revised pay offer for 2022-23 and 2023-24.
‘It’s like being in a warzone’ – A&E nurses open up about the emotional cost of working on the NHS frontline14 min read
Nurses describe what it is like to work on the NHS frontline – and what the cost is to them.
Why ambulance workers in England and Wales are going on strike5 min read
Ambulance services are facing unfair criticism for a situation which is not of their making. The workforce is in crisis, with system-wide pressures seriously hampering their ability to do their jobs.
Nurses’ strike is about more than pay – It’s about ensuring good care4 min read
The nurses’ strike is about more than pay. Poor staffing means poor care, and poor care costs taxpayers more.
It’s reassuring that summer was spent wisely planning for the coming COVID winter... or was it?3 min read
This summer, the government has done absolutely nothing to prepare schools, the NHS and communities for the coming autumn COVID wave nor has it got any plans for the subsequent winter COVID wave, a health expert explains.
Context matters – How a teabag went viral for the wrong reasons.4 min read
When they saw a video on social media showing how a hospital sent a single teabag to their staff to thank them for their work, people naturally took it at face value and started commenting and sharing it without knowing the context.
The NHS and social care are beyond full stretch.6 min read
Drawing on the latest performance, COVID data, and recent intelligence fed to him by trust leaders, Chris Hopson, CEO of NHS Providers, explains where the NHS is up to and why the government must be ready to introduce new restrictions at pace if they’re needed.