Map of all the hospitals affected by this week’s nursing strikes

Map showing all the hospitals that will be affected by nursing strikes this week.

Industrial action is planned at 55 hospital trusts across England (Image: Metro.co.uk)

Nurses across England are stepping out of the way this week over pay and patient safety.

Around 55 hospital trusts will be short of nurses on Wednesday and Thursday when members of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) take industrial action.

RCN chief Pat Cullen said: “Instead of negotiating, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has again opted for a strike. We are doing this in a desperate bid to get him and Ministers to bail out the NHS.

“The only credible solution is to address the tens of thousands of unfilled positions – patient care is suffering like never before.

“My olive branch to the government – asking them to meet me halfway and start negotiations – is still there. You should grab it.’

Ms Cullen referred to her earlier proposal that the union would accept a 10% pay rise, over the 19% she had asked for before the government rejected it.

But the government has rejected that offer too, insisting it has proposed a fair wage agreement and accepting the recommendations of the independent wage verification body “completely” – by up to 9.3%.

Zuma via PA Images December 21, 2022, London, UK: Ambulance workers and nurses are on strike this week as they demand a pay rise. The Nurses Union is giving ministers until Thursday to open wage negotiations at early signs of an attempt to end the dispute and prevent the NHS from collapsing. (Credit Image: © Velar Grant/ZUMA Press Wire)

The RCN said it would accept a 10% pay rise but the government declined (Image: PA)


Every Confidence in England Strikes This Week:

East Midlands

  • NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB (Joined Up Care Derbyshire)
  • Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust

East

  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
  • Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
  • West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Mid and South Essex ICB
  • NHS Norfolk and Waveney ICB

London

  • Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS South West London ICB

northwest

  • Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust University Hospitals
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Cheshire and Merseyside ICB
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria ICB
  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

North

  • County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • CSU North of England (NECS)

South East

  • Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Kent and Medway ICB
  • NHS Surrey Heartlands ICB
  • Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

southwest

  • Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
  • Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
  • Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
  • NHS Dorset ICB (Our Dorset)

West Midlands

  • Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust
  • NHS Black Country ICB
  • Midlands and Lancashire CSU

Yorkshire and Humber

  • Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS West Yorkshire ICB

Thousands of nurses in trusts across England and Wales left last month, prompting the cancellation of thousands of hospital appointments and surgeries.

Certain members of the RCN are exempt from industrial action and will go to work even on strike days to ensure patient safety.

Nurses working in chemotherapy, dialysis, intensive care units, neonatal critical care, pediatric critical care and pediatric emergency departments will not go on Wednesday and Thursday.

Employers have less staff to manage in other services.

Yesterday the RCN announced two new strike dates over the next month – 6 and 7 February, drawing more NHS trusts than ever to take part.

The decision to strike on February 6 is set to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Robert Francis’ inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, which highlighted the impact of carer shortages on patient care and excess deaths.

The investigation revealed the neglect of hundreds of patients at Stafford Hospital between 2005 and 2009.

There have been reports of some elderly people being left in their own urine, unable to eat, drink or take essential medication.

In a letter to Health Secretary Steve Barclay last week, Mr Francis and Patients’ Association chief executive Rachel Power described the current strain on the NHS and excessive death rates as “mid staffs playing out at a national level, if not worse”.

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