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Health Minister Robin Swann must extend childcare support scheme to cover all essential key workers

Current eligibility criteria excludes all private sector workers except those delivering health and social care services Denial of childcare is disproportionately impacting female workers and leaving working families at risk of abject poverty George Brash, Unite Regional Officer called on the Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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Union welcomes publication of Bengoa report heralding transformation of Health & Social Care

Restructuring process must be underpinned by adequate budgets and must guarantee equality of outcome for all patients Priority given to co-production and collaborative approach involving staff is best approach to improve our Health Service October 25th: Unite Regional Officer Kevin … 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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