‘It really is a disgrace’ – Norfolk community health bosses anger union with staff wage cuts

Regional organiser Jeff Keighly recently spoke to the Eastern Daily Press (EDP) about the situation at the Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C). In an article published in today’s edition of the paper Jeff describes the impact that downbanding and pay cuts have had on staff morale and contrasts this with the high salaries paid […]

What’s happening in our NHS?

All the latest on the issues facing the NHS in the region The current edition of Eastern Eye is now being distributed to workplaces across the region. It includes stories on: Underfunding – not overspending – of NHS trusts Pressures being put on HCA’s to plug the gaps in care because of the nursing shortage Opposition to the scrapping […]

Ambulance branch in talks to avert ballot on industrial action

Representatives from the ambulance branch have been in negotiations with mangers from the ambulance trust in a bid to resolve the problem of frontline staff having to work excessive hours. After what branch secreatry Fraer Stevenson described as “a year of broken promises” the branch members agreed to be balloted on industrial action if the matter […]