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NHS Workers Unite

A nurse gives her perspective on the historic NHS strikes — and where they need to go next.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Nursing staff and supporters chant and wave placards as they protest outside University College Hospital during a day of strikes, on January 18, 2023 in London, England. Members of the Royal College of Nursing Union (RCN) are holding a second two-day strike over pay this week and have announced two further February dates unless the government meet for meaningful talks over pay. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

During the recent wave of strike action across the NHS, I reflected on pivotal moments in my healthcare career that made it clear things were going disastrously wrong in terms of staffing and patient safety. After graduating with a nursing degree, I started out in a Mental Health Trust in London. It was there that […]

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