‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans

UNISON is calling on the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS trust to halt its plans to hand hundreds of NHS staff over to a wholly owned subsidiary company. The call came as union members made their “anger, worry and disappointment” clear in a meeting with the union and Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald. The trust’s […]

Outsourcing NHS staff is ‘bad for’ patients, says UNISON

UNISON has voiced serious concerns over plans by Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust to outsource hundreds of NHS staff. UNISON requested an urgent meeting with chief executive Colin Martin outlining the negative impact of transferring staff to the wholly owned subsidiary, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys Estates FM Limited. They claim that outsourcing […]