Tag: Privatisation of NHS

This Is Only The Start Of NHS Privatisation

In the UK this weekend, a concerned 61 year old woman was arrested and slapped with a £10,000 fine after arranging a protest in opposition to the measly 1% pay rise being proposed for nurses by the government. It’s a scene that would have drawn outrage in the Britain of 2019, but we…

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Proposed Budget Cuts To The Northern Ireland Health Service

Last week, we attended the public consultation in Newtownabbey on the proposed £13 million cuts to the Antrim Trust (and £70 million across the whole of Northern Ireland) to try and understand what the Department of Health is proposing with these cuts and how they plan to justify them and explain the need…

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Chatter Episode 12 – Regional Secretary of UNISON Patricia McKeown On The Stealth Privatisation Of The Health Service and The Importance Of Trade Unions

Patricia McKeown, Regional Secretary of UNISON, was our guest on the show today. Ever since we became politically aware and involved we have been horrified and terrified by the gradual privatisation of the health service in the UK that has gone largely under the radar to the general public. She took the time to…

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