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Health workers to lobby MPs about pay and NHS funding

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01 Jul 2014

Radiographers, nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, hospital porters and cleaners from hospital trusts across England will be heading to Westminster this afternoon (Tuesday) to lobby MPs about pay and the underfunding of the NHS. Read more ››

SPF Publish New Fair Deal & Pension Access Guidance

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05 Jun 2014

The Staff Passport Group (SPG) of the Social Partnership Forum has produced an updated set of frequently asked questions on the application of the New Fair Deal, which gives NHS employees who have been TUPE transferred out of the NHS, the right to continue to be offered… Read more ››

HCSA Welcomes Hospital Doctors in Specialist Training.

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01 May 2014

The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association has extended its membership to hospital doctors in training positions. This move will take the Association forward and enable it to provide better services to a wider range of members. Read more ››

Irish Congress of Trade Unions

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29 Apr 2014

We were extremely pleased to learn that The Executive Council for the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) had approved our application for associate status. Read more ››

Statement to Members re: Annual Return 2013

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14 Apr 2014

Statement to members issued in connection with the union's annual return for period ended September 30th 2013. Read more ››

Letter to members re: Government decision on pay. We want your views...

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24 Mar 2014

You will be aware that our coalition government has decided to ignore the Doctors and Dentists Review Body (DDRB) recommendations on doctors’ pay published earlier this month. The DDRB view is that all doctors should receive a 1% consolidated pay increase for 2014/15, o… Read more ››