Social Workers and Austerity

Far from being ‘all in this together’, those hardest hit by austerity have been those most in need. British Association of Social Workers (BASW), Chair Guy Shennan and Dr Peter Unwin, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Worcester, outline why social workers in partnership with service users should respond to a ‘flawed economic theory’ and how they can do it.

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Strikes in higher education: UCU members to defend pensions

As education workers get ready to strike, Des Freedman, a professor at Goldsmiths University, tells us what we can do to support them

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#FundOurNHS Emergency Demonstration Report

The scale of the weekend’s emergency protest shows a movement ready to defend #OurNHS at all costs

Read our report of an incredible day of protest for the NHS...

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Our reply to Trump about NHS demo

The President of the United States, Donal Trump has tweeted about #OurNHS Demonstration this Saturday. 

The People's Assembly Against Austerity and Health Campaigns Together have issued this response:

 

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Ralf Little on the Hunt for a debate

Ralf Little who was recently embroiled in a Twitter row with Mr Hunt has today issued an open letter to Jeremy Hunt ahead of major demonstration in response to the winter crisis in the NHS this Saturday 3 February.

"Dear Jeremy Hunt,
Further to our recent twitter discussions regarding the NHS I would like to follow up on your invitation to meet and debate these vital issues in the public interest...

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Carillion collapse highlights need for ending privatisation in the NHS

Health campaigners are urging the Government to stop rewarding private sector firms with NHS contracts and restore the health service to a publicly owned and controlled national resource, in the wake of the Carillion debacle.

 

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Jeremy Hunt has been promoted, he should have been sacked

Jeremy Hunt should have been sacked.

Read the joint statement from The People’s Assembly & Health Campaigns Together:

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