GMB, the union for ambulance staff, condemned Sussex CCGs today for taking decisions that led to the current crisis in Sussex patient transport despite a warning from the union…
GMB call on the health select committee to investigate how managers have been held to account in ambulance patient response delays.
GMB, the union for ambulance staff, will undertake a consultative ballot of members working in the ambulance service between Friday 29th April and Wednesday 25th May, 2016.
GMB to demonstrate on Thursday 24 March against risk to patients at St George's Hospital, Tooting, following sweeping cuts to services.
GMB members working for Aramark at South London & Maudsley NHS sites, including Maudsley Hospital and Bethlem Royal Hospital, are on strike today against poverty pay.
GMB is seeking assurances from NHS ambulance trusts of no further raising of response times targets following avoidable deaths on the south coast.
Hospital workers are to strike at Maudsley, Lambeth and Bethlem hospitals on Monday 21st March for a living wage, sick pay and unsocial hours payments.
GMB analysis of ambulance response times show 30% of life or death emergency calls are not responded to within 8 minutes.
GMB have warned that Sussex clinical commissioning groups are taking huge risks in the outsourcing of patients transport services.
GMB members will be holding a protest tomorrow outside of Bethlem Royal hospital (Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 3BX) tomorrow between 2.30pm – 3.30pm.