The National Education Union Launches

  • September 12th, 2017
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Voted for by its members, the amalgamation of the Association of Teachers and Leaders and the National Union of Teachers means the NEU will be the largest education union in Europe. Choosing the new academic year as the moment to launch their joint venture, the union will represent a majority of teachers and education professionals […]

Should the NHS be exempt from new immigration charge?

  • March 13th, 2017
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The Immigration Skills Charge (ISC), which comes in to effect in April, will have a damaging effect on the NHS, the British Medical Association (BMA) and Royal College of Nursing (RCN) warn. The charge means the NHS must pay £1,000 each year for any worker coming in to the UK from outside the European Union. […]

British Red Cross warns of NHS ‘humanitarian crisis’

  • January 9th, 2017
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The Government has dismissed claims from the British Red Cross that hospitals in England are facing a ‘humanitarian crisis’. The British Red Cross claimed hospitals and ambulance services are struggling to keep up with the rising demands, following the death of two patients on trolleys in the A&E department of Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Health Secretary […]

NHS crisis revealed as 3,000 doctors are needed by winter

  • November 10th, 2016
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Accident & Emergency departments need almost 3,000 more doctors to cope with a winter predicted to be more difficult than the last. Hospitals face unprecedented challenges with record occupancy levels leaving too few empty beds to cope with surges in demand. The report by the Commons Health Select Committee states that health services coped last […]