A web site dedicated to the study of The Confederation Of Health Service Employees (COHSE) and National Asylum Workers Union (NAWU), National Union of County Officers (NUCO)including the Guild of Nurses. The site also notes the positive role COHSE, NUPE & NALGO Nurses played in the formation of UNISON Nursing Sector, the premier nursing union
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COHSE Wales presentation by David Williams circa 1980
COHSE nurses present Jim Callaghan with a doll "Jim's Baby" at No 10 during the 1979 pay dispute
NHS 1998 Birthday celebration Guy's Hospital July 5th 1998
Nalgo - Put People First Hot Air Balloon circa 1982
NALGO has a large network of Sports and social Clubs well into the 1980's and some clubs even continued into the new union Unison. Most town's had their NALGO cricket and/or NALGO football clubs Watford Nalgo Cricket Club V Watford Football Club at Cricket
Nursing students showing support for the NHS at Kings College Hospital Join the UNISON Resistance !
Wednesday 22 September 1982 was one of the largest acts of solidarity in the British trade union history, with millions on strike and a national rally in London with 120,000 taking part. There were demonstrations in the following towns (not full list) Aberdeen 12,000Inverness 1,000Elgin...
An iconic picture from the 1988 nurses dispute lead by COHSE and NUPE local activists, which resulted in one of the biggest ever pay rises for nurses
COHSE members with banners including West Midlands and Wales COHSE banners on the TUC march and rally against pit closures Sunday 25th October 1992 in heavy rain - marching from the Embankment to Hyde Park London.
Hospital staff at Bethnal Green hospital, east London were told in October 1977 that the local Area Health Authority wanted to reduce services at the hospital to just care of the elderly. Immediately a Tower Hamlets Action Committee was established with over 700 people attending the first meeting...
A meeting was held on the afternoon of Saturday 25th October 1919 at Mortimer Hall, great Portland Street to establish a nursing union - The Union for Trained Nurses. Miss MaCallum moved a resolution that immediate steps be taken to form a professional union. Miss MacDonald seconded stating...
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