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Health Department reversal on £70 million Health Trust cuts is a victory for those who care about our NHS

Department’s latest climb-down was won by a powerful coalition of trade unions and communities standing together Health Department leadership must now initiate a grown-up dialogue about reshaping services based on genuine partnership not sham consultation October 11th: Kevin McAdam, Regional … Continue reading

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£70 million healthcare cuts – an attempt to deliver agenda of the Department of Health Permanent Secretary

Unite in Health spokesperson writes open letter to HSC Trusts over cutback proposals Nursing and domiciliary care cuts will cost more in long-run by causing further blockages at Emergency Departments Kevin McAdam, Regional Officer for Unite issued an open letter … Continue reading

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Most vulnerable face paying the price for political failure

Unite the union strongly opposed to £70 million further cuts to healthcare Western HSC Trust proposals posed to close residential care home in Derry and neo-natal unit in Enniskillen Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for Health in the Western HSCT … Continue reading

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Latest healthcare cuts mean it is a bad time to be sick in Northern Ireland

Unite the union strongly opposed to £70 million further cuts to healthcare Proposals seek to undermine the founding principles of the NHS – free at the point of delivery Unite members and representatives in the health service across Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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Trade unions being drawn into a game of bluff over brutal cuts to Health budgets

Health trade unions invited to teleconference with Department of Health financial officials ahead of coordinated Extraordinary Trust meetings Unite Regional Officer with lead responsibility for Health, Kevin McAdam, spoke ahead of his attendance at the Belfast Trust meeting tomorrow [Thursday]: … Continue reading

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