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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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HSCT Pre-Consultation document a cynical attempt to secure support to justify Stroke unit closures

Unite calls for stroke services to be delivered across all acute hospitals with specialist treatments at a few onward treatment centres Stroke services need investment with skilled staff deployed to meet local demand June 13th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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One percent pay offer for healthcare workers woefully inadequate, completely fails to meet inflationary pressures

Pay offer reinforces need for functioning and locally-accountable Executive Northern Ireland health and social care workers paid the least of any UK region March 28th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for the union’s workers in the Healthcare sector … Continue reading

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Stormont Health Committee to hear of challenges facing NI Health & Social Care

Unite’s Kevin McAdam to present on behalf of Unite and NIC-ICTU health committee Northern Ireland health workers have seen a 16% drop in pay over the past five years and are now the lowest paid in the UK October 5th: … Continue reading

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Ministerial u-turn on pay for healthcare workers in face of industrial ballot threat

Decision a victory for common sense which will provide relief to low paid health care workers Announcement comes as UNITE and UNISON unions were initiating ballots on industrial action July 19th: Kevin McAdam, Unite lead officer with responsibility for Health … Continue reading

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