Tag Archives: Kevin McAdam

4,000 Unite NHS members to strike across NI tomorrow

Health and social care workers determined to defend living standards 25 January: Members of Unite, which represents 4,000 health and social care workers across Northern Ireland, will be joining members of other health unions in taking industrial action tomorrow (Thursday … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland Health and Social Care workers strike for improved pay

Massive 87 per cent average vote for strike action across Northern Ireland trusts 4000 Unite members to strike on 26 January, February 16 ,17 and 23, 24. Unite the union has confirmed that its members working across the health and … Continue reading

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Alarm bells ring over Southern Trust move to end emergency surgery at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry

Decision leaves some parts of Northern Ireland 70 minutes from emergency surgery provision – and that in blue light conditions Unite in the community will mobilise to defend access to basic emergency treatment and make it a major issue ahead … Continue reading

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Kingspan’s Springvale EPS site at Ballyclare, Antrim to close with loss of 23 jobs

Site is still profitable but management’s attitude is ‘to hell with the small group of staff’ who operate it Closure comes as Kingspan proceeds with euro 255 purchase of a leading insulation company in Denmark Springvale EPS Ltd, a subsection of … Continue reading

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Health Minister payment will have no bearing on any pay deal for Agenda for Change

Joint statement issued by the Health Trade Union Side in Northern Ireland: “The Regional Health Trade Unions acknowledge the Health Minister’s wish to recognise the fantastic role staff played and continue to play across the health family. They have been … Continue reading

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