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Unite the Union Strike at York NHS Trust 27th and 28th September 2018

Facilities staff from York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have been out on 48 hour strike on 27th and 28th September 2018. Press coverage has included BBC Look North (6:06 minutes in) and the York Press. The strikes were also … Continue reading

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Unite in Health Strike York Hospital Trust 27th & 28th September 2018

Following the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust decision to transfer its Facilities staff to a wholly-owned subsidiary company the Unite the Union staff involved have overwhelmingly voted to carry out strike action at all the Trust sites on Thursday … Continue reading

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Lobby Against Privatisation at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 25th July 2018 9:30 am

As we reported last year, the York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was planning on setting up a private company to run its Facilities Service employing around 2000 people. Despite representations by the general public, staff and trade unions it appears … Continue reading

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Say NO to NHS Privatisation in York – Tuesday 10th April, 7 pm – 9 pm

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Photos from the York March and Rally for the NHS Saturday, April 7 2018

Although Defend our NHS York has been campaigning for the National Health Service since 2009 we were pleased that York CLP has finally initiated an action to defend it. We have held several marches in the City over the years, … Continue reading

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BID A FOND FAREWELL TO BOOTHAM PARK HOSPITAL

If you’re a former staff member, service user/patient, or carer then join MHAY for an afternoon of coffee & cake as we take a walk down memory lane to reminisce in celebration of York’s mental health history. SUNDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2PM-4PM AT BRIAR HOUSE COMMUNITY WELLBEING … Continue reading

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Stop York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from Privatising its Estates and Facilities Services

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are “actively exploring” an alternative model for delivering estates and facilities service by setting up a limited liability company to run the porters, caterers, cleaners, maintenance staff and more. This type of venture, described … Continue reading

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Meetings about Health and the NHS in and Around York – July to December 2017

Got any questions about the cuts to service, unit closures or inability to get the treatment you should be having? Here’s a list of all meetings where you might be able to ask questions (if posted in advance) or generally … Continue reading

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York NHS Birthday Party 5th July 2017 Parliament Street

As you are aware the National Health Service was launched on 5th  July 1948 and  will therefore be 69 years old  We in DoNHS (York) want it to make 100 and beyond but it’s future is under threat. This celebration … Continue reading

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Defend Our NHS York public campaign Tuesday 30th May St Helens Square, York from 1pm to 4pm

Defend Our National Health Service York are holding a public campaign on Tuesday 30th May in St Helens Square, York from 1pm to 4pm to promote their election manifesto Speakers will include Labour Parliamentary Candidate and former NHS clinician Rachael … Continue reading

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