Protesters hold placards on a picket line during a strike by NHS nursing staff outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Protesters hold placards on a picket line during a strike by NHS nursing staff outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Britain

UK government refuses to give way on pay as health worker strikes continue

  • British PM Rishi Sunak’s administration is under pressure to increase its pay offer to healthcare staff amid decades-high inflation
  • Thousands of nurses walked off the job on Tuesday in their second 24-hour strike this month, ambulance crews set to strike on Wednesday

Protesters hold placards on a picket line during a strike by NHS nursing staff outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Protesters hold placards on a picket line during a strike by NHS nursing staff outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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