In a row with Jeremy Hunt, the Royal College of Nursing has rejected calls for it to split into two organisations — a professional body and a trade union.
NHS and health
In a late-night session on 24 April, Lords voted through secondary legislation that will drive forward NHS privatisation.
Over a thousand people marched from Southall, past Ealing Hospital, to Ealing Common on Saturday 27 April to demand that the Accident and Emergency departments be kept open at Ealing Hospital and three others threatened in west London.
A workplace bulletin for Lewisham Hospital workers, by Lewisham Hospital workers.
An AWL conference bulletin from Unison Health Conference, April 2013.
Fifty thousand people marched on Saturday 20 April to defend Stafford Hospital against threatened cuts in services and jobs and against private healthcare companies taking over their hospital.
A workplace bulletin for workers at Lewisham Hospital, by workers at Lewisham Hospital.
A workplace bulletin by Lewisham Hospital workers, for Lewisham Hospital workers.
A bulletin for the strike of Unite members working for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service on 2 April.
Since the start of the year hundreds of thousands of people have mobilised around the country to save the NHS.