An enormous expansion of health service facilities, resources and staff would be required to ensure a high quality of care and safety continues as we work and live with Covid-19.
As of 3rd August, workers at both the Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall have commenced industrial action to keep both venues within Belfast City Council. The action is supported by the three trade unions – NIPSA, Unite and SIPTU – who represent the overwhelming majority of workers at the two venues. Facilities […]
The recent “pause” of the referral system that allows public money to be given to private health firms has exposed the increasing offensive by the private sector into our NHS. The only complaint by MLAs wasn’t that millions of pounds of taxpayer’s money is drained out of the public purse […]
A major review of the entire leisure estate of Belfast city council has proposed 3 options: setting up a Not For Profit organisation or ‘social enterprise’ to take over the running of all leisure centres; outright privatisation or retaining everything in-house. Councillors decided late in 2013 to commission Deloitte to […]