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NHS staff: Strike over pay comes after government refuses independent board's recommendation

NHS staff are right to go on strike

They go above and beyond for pitiful wages, while millions are spent on privatisation: NHS staff are right to strike

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  • Free milk for under-fives will remain after No 10 intervention

    Milk U-turn 'reflects coalition chaos'

    Labour leadership contenders have jumped to criticise Downing Street's intervention on free milk for under-fives, after David Cameron quashed a junior minister's proposal yesterday.

  • Free under-fives milk faces axe

    No 10 blocks free milk scrapping

    The Department of Health's plans to end a scheme providing free milk for under-fives have been ruled out by No 10.

  • Andrew Lansley faces tough calls in the Department of Health

    Lansley: NHS savings will be reinvested

    New health secretary Andrew Lansley has said NHS spending will continue to rise in real terms - but that efficiency savings will still be required.

  • Andrew Lansley faced criticism of his party's funding

    Shadow health secretary funding row

    Andrew Lansley, the Conservative shadow health secretary, came under fire yesterday at a hustings for the alleged role of big business in his party's finances and policies.

  • Incentive schemes hope to improve hospital performance

    NHS incentive schemes 'unlikely to succeed'

    Introducing incentive schemes for NHS hospitals is unlikely to improve standards, University of York researchers have claimed.

  • The health secretary refused to rule out cuts to "backroom staff"

    Burnham scraps GP boundaries

    General practice boundaries for patients are to be abolished, Andy Burnham announced this morning, allowing NHS patients to go to any doctor in the country they like.

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