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.
A dispute looms as pay talks covering 175 GMB members employed as domestics and hostesses by private contractor Aramark at four sites of South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLAM)…
GMB call on Sussex CCGS to pull back from handing £63.5 million contract for patient transport to Hampshire based private company.
GMB, the union for NHS staff, has released a January newsletter for its members.