For a Fighting General Secretary
of the mainparties win the GeneralElection privatisation andcuts will continue in the healthservice.Brown pledges to deepen Blairitereforms of the public services withnew ‘rights’ for patients seeking treatment on the NHS; private carewould be offered after a maximumwait of 18 weeks for specialist treatment. The Tories have promised to give individual patients their ownhealth and social care budgets and to cut NHS administration.www.socialistparty.org.uk | Socialist Party UNISON Bulletin | UNISON Health Conference
MAIN PARTIES OFFER MOREPRIVATISATION AND CUTS
UNISON Health Conference Socialist Party Fringe Meeting
As the recession bites then thepublic sector will be made topay for the economic mess if thegovernment gets its way. This makesit even more important that we havea leadership that is up to the task of defending our members.Health workers need a unionleadership with a vision and awillingness to
ght to prevent usfrom falling behind.Both agree that all hospitals shouldbe given foundation trust status.New Labour, the Tories and LibDems would all implement brutalcuts and more privatisation in ourHealth Service making working people pay for the bank bailouts.The last two years have seen ahuge increase in the fragmentationand privatisation of our vital healthservices as well as the increasedexploitation of staff with rising workrelated illness, exhaustion andmisery.
Tuesday 20th April 7:00pmUMI Hotel, 64 Kings Road, Brighton
Speakers include (in a personal capacity):
UNISON NECSocialist Party memberGeneral Secretary election candidate
Witch-hunted activistSocialist Party memberGreenwich UNISON ex-branch secretary
No to Witch Hunts!
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