Monthly Archives: June 2017

Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association conference to hear demand for total restoration of training budget

Unite Community Practitioners and Health Visitors section will host ‘Diversity in Public Health’ conference at Helicon Centre, Bellaghy tomorrow June 27th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for the Health sector in Northern Ireland will address the ‘Diversity in … Continue reading

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Workers let down as Bruton washes hands of responsibility for English Language Teachers

Unite slams suggestion that Department has no role in securing workers’ rights June 22nd: Trade union Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, has reacted angrily to a suggestion by the Department of Education that it has no role in regulating … Continue reading

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Belfast City Council officials discussing possible closure of Loughside leisure centre

Leaked management plans by outsourced management company, Greenwich Leisure Limited, admits closure would be ‘extremely political’ and recommends exploring ‘opportunities for reduced operational hours’ in the interim. Plans in discussion also include transfer of Whiterock leisure centre to community groups … Continue reading

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Announced cuts to advanced nursing training will have drastic long-term impact

Training places for health visitor district nursing and advanced practitioners will be halved Cuts will impact school nurse numbers leaving vulnerable children at risk June 22nd: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for the Health sector in Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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Protest hears Bruton must talk to English Language Teachers

Protest hears Bruton must talk to English Language Teachers Precarious work and low pay feeding profits as ELT sector booms “English Language Teachers are teachers too” June 21st: Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today held a protest outside the … Continue reading

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