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How a Historic Strike Wave Rocked the NHS

Taj Ali

The last year has seen historic walkouts across the NHS. Workers are fighting not just for terms and conditions but for the future of public healthcare.

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In the summer of 2022, the largest strike wave in three decades swept the UK. Public services, battered and bruised by over a decade of austerity, were on their knees — and those staffing them were on the brink too. From the beginning, NHS workers were at the forefront, with first cleaners and porters, and then […]

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