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Nurses offer to call off strikes if Sunak matches Welsh pay offer
Union appeals to prime minister to compromise to avert massive disruption

Toby Helm Political editor

04, Feb, 2023 @5:00 PM

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UK strike calendar – service stoppages planned for February and March
All the dates for strikes and stoppages across health, transport and education networks

Joe Middleton, Mabel Banfield-Nwachi , Anna Leach, Garry Blight and Casper Hughes

02, Feb, 2023 @11:23 AM

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The Guardian view on strikes: Sunak needs a better plan | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister lacks the authority and popularity for a long confrontation with public sector workers


01, Feb, 2023 @6:44 PM

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Wednesday briefing: A guide to the numbers behind the strikes
In today’s newsletter: With almost 500,000 workers expected to walk out today and months of industrial action ahead, here’s a look at the scale of the issue and the impact of real pay cuts

Archie Bland

01, Feb, 2023 @6:54 AM

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Sunak tries to remain above fray as public sector strikes continue
PM likely to find it increasingly difficult to stay out of debate as industrial action escalates

Heather Stewart

31, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Hospitals in England cancel 88,000 appointments in seven weeks due to strikes
NHS leaders warn disruption to patients could become even worse as healthcare staff plan further strikes

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

31, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Bankers’ pay rises three times as fast as nurses’ since 2008 crash, TUC finds
Government lifted cap on bankers’ bonuses in September, allowing them to ‘help themselves’ to unlimited payouts, TUC said

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Assisted dying should be a right – not a crime | Letters
Letters: Barbara Bell writes about the suffering of patients she has cared for, and Nick Anderson says choice is key, but Nozmul Hussain says there would be unwanted consequences

23, Jan, 2023 @4:19 PM

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The power of the union? Politics Weekly UK
John Harris joins nurses striking on the picket line, and asks Unison’s Christina McAnea what it is like negotiating with Conservative ministers. Plus, we run through the ramifications of the UK government blocking Scotland’s gender recognition bill

Presented by John Harris, with Pippa Crerar and Libby Brooks, produced by Frankie Tobi, music by Axel Kacoutié; the executive producers are Maz Ebtehaj and Nicole Jackson

19, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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NHS strikes escalate with same-day action by nurses and ambulance staff
First joint strike action on 6 February set to seriously affect hospitals and services in England and Wales

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

18, Jan, 2023 @7:44 PM

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NHS bosses implore ministers to do all they can to end nurses’ strikes
Representatives of English trusts ask for ‘a fighting chance’, saying stoppages set back drive to tackle backlog of 7.2m people

Denis Campbell and Aletha Adu

18, Jan, 2023 @12:02 PM

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Matt Hancock and I warned the Treasury about an NHS staffing crisis. It didn't listen | Richard Sloggett
The government should quickly accept it cannot win this dispute, but it can end it, says Richard Sloggett, a former adviser to Matt Hancock at the Department of Health

Richard Sloggett

17, Jan, 2023 @5:47 PM

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