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Sep 2019

Strike called off at Bradford Teaching Hospitals

The planned industrial action had been called over plans to set up a new subsidiary company to run facilities, such as cleaners and porters, and members of the Unison union were set to walk out indefinitely over the proposals, which had been described as “an attack on lower-paid workers”. However, following further talks, the strike…

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Jun 2019

Bradford Teaching Hospitals amongst 10 worst trusts in England for cancer care waits

Research shows that nearly three quarters of cancer services are failing to treat patients rapidly enough. Although hospitals are meant to begin treatment within 62 days of a referral in 85% of cases, 94 out of 131 cancer services in England failed to achieve the target in the last 12 months, compared to 36 five…

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Nov 2018

Two local NHS trusts are missing all their key waiting time targets

Recent analysis has shown that nearly one in five local NHS services are consistently failing to meet any of their key waiting time targets, and it has been revealed that Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Bradford Teaching Hospitals are amongst those trusts who have not hit their target. This news comes following NHS leaders expressing concerns…

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