Public services policy

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Unions urge Sunak to reconsider 1% pay rise for NHS England staff
BMA, Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Midwives and Unison say pay recommendation ‘fails the test of honesty’

Nadeem Badshah

06, Mar, 2021 @10:29 AM

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Remember those NHS volunteers? We need them now in the fight against Covid | Anthony Costello
Community health workers across Asia play a pivotal role in contact-tracing and boosting vaccine uptake in hesitant groups, says global health academic Anthony Costello

Anthony Costello

06, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Anger grows at offer of 1% pay rise for NHS staff
Nurses leaders set up industrial action fund as Tory MPs fear another U-turn by the government

Peter Walker, Aubrey Allegretti and Ben Quinn

06, Mar, 2021 @12:00 AM

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'There’s a lot of nasty stuff': the people living with long Covid
Sufferers say they have had little specialist help despite NHS England setting up dedicated clinics

Esther Addley

05, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Public urged to join slow handclap protest against 1% NHS pay rise
Unison calls for show of solidarity with health staff over ‘derisory’ offer at 8pm next Thursday

Matthew Weaver

05, Mar, 2021 @5:09 PM

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How is NHS pay decided and what is the case for a 1% rise?
The government says it cannot afford to go higher but unions say proposed increase is an insult

Peter Walker Political correspondent

05, Mar, 2021 @2:33 PM

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How many nurses' salaries does it take to redecorate Downing Street? | Marina Hyde
It’s the standard unit of measurement for top football signings – and can be usefully applied to political expenditure too, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

05, Mar, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Nurses' union prepares for strike action over 1% pay offer for NHS staff
Royal College of Nursing sets up fund to cover members’ lost earnings should they decide to walk out

Ben Quinn and Aubrey Allegretti

05, Mar, 2021 @1:19 PM

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Rishi Sunak defends budget amid claim it will plunge 500,000 more people into poverty – politics live
Royal College of Nursing says government ‘dangerously out of touch’ with nursing staff, NHS workers and the public

Andrew Sparrow

04, Mar, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Sunak goes long on support for jobs – but says little about NHS or inequality
Analysis: Not quite the ‘same old Tories’, but ‘levelling up’ clearly has a narrow meaning for the chancellor

Heather Stewart Political editor

03, Mar, 2021 @6:52 PM

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NHS hospital bosses urge ministers to increase ICU beds in England
Expansion of capacity must be lasting legacy of Covid-19, says NHS Providers chief executive

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

28, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Austerity is alive and well, and giving public services a kicking | Phillip Inman
Rishi Sunak rejects comparisons between himself and George Osborne. But the view from local government is very different

Phillip Inman

27, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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