NHS job losses continue31st March 2006
The number of job losses announced due to the NHS financial crisis continues to grow.
To date nearly 5,000 job cuts around the country, and Conservatives said it may rise as high as 20,000 in total.
Job losses announced to date are as follows;
|155 (2004-05 cost reduction programme)|
|County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals||700|
|East Kent Hospitals||10 per cent of wage bill|
|Hammersmith Hospitals||300 (2005-06 and 2006-07)|
|Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals||700|
|North Tees and Hartlepool||74 (at risk)|
|Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals||185|
|Queen Elizabeth Hospital London||100|
|Queen Mary's Sidcup||190|
|Royal Cornwall Hospitals||300|
|Royal Free Hospitals||480|
|Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals||300|
|Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital||211 (2006-07), 81 (2005-06)|
|University Hospital of North Staffordshire||1,000 (750 of which will be compulsory)|
NHS Direct has also predicted possible job losses. Managers warned of compulsory redundancies and the closure of some of its 54 call centres.
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Title: NHS job losses continue
Author: Sue Knights
Article Id: 185
Date Added: 31st Mar 2006