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Joint Statement by HSC trade unions on developments on rollout of vaccination programme

Our members working across Health and Social Care are under intense pressure as Covid cases continue to rise alarmingly. Large numbers of workers continue to have to self-isolate as close contacts or being symptomatic Covid-19.  In such a stressful environment … Continue reading

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Welcome for HSC Board clarification that 1,800 vacancy figure does not include all Health & Social Care staff groups

Admission confirms figure supplied by CEO for the Northern Ireland Health & Social Care Board, Valery Watts, to the Northern Ireland Select Committee was inaccurate Time for a reality check on status of our healthcare system and meaningful negotiations on … Continue reading

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Welcome break in Departmental log-jam ensures healthcare workers receive independent pay body recommended pay increase

Unite welcomes news that healthcare workers will now receive recommended one percent pay increase Latest Retail Price Inflation figures mean HSC workers effectively still suffering a 2.9% standard of living cut December 13th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Industrial officer with responsibility … Continue reading

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UK government must intervene to deliver pay increase for Northern Ireland’s healthcare workers

Due to local political failure, Northern Ireland is now only UK region where NHS workers are still denied a budgeted one percent pay increase Question asked why Department of Health cannot make decision to raise pay but has no difficulties … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland’s health service must benefit from budget bonus with, or without, Executive

Chancellor of Exchequer announces £2.8 billion increase to UK NHS funding Moves to break one percent pay cap must be extended to all Northern Ireland healthcare workers Responding to the UK budget announcement of an additional £2.8 billion for the … Continue reading

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