A podcast by nurses for nurses. Tackling the b******t affecting our practice.
Mini Ep: Ballots Ballots Ballots!
Ruby and Holly talk all things NHS strike ballots!
Small correction there are now 132,139 vacancies in the NHS.
Episode 5: It's too hot.
We recorded this on the surface of the sun.
Or at least it felt like it.
We're back if not a little melted & burnt out but we made it through.
Yes, the episode is out of date, but we're still hilarious.
RCN ballot information
Twitter thread of candidates logos
Acorn Renters' Union
Enough Is Enough (not mentioned, but sign up!)
Episode 4: Bombardment by terribleness aka the Health & Social Care Bill
CN: virginity testing, institutional ableism.
It's the moment you've all been waiting for - we've read the Health & Social Care Bill now hear us beef about it.
Things to plug:
GOSH strike fund
Info on Barts strike
Anti-austerity People's Assembly demos
TUC anti-Tory demo in Blackpool
Virginity testing by UK gov't
The actual Bill
Episode 3: Feminism and Nursing?
We're back for more in 2022 with a hungover chat about the unholy alliance of feminism and nursing.
There is a content note at the top of the show as we do discuss misogyny, institutional harms, and transphobia to varying degrees.
Stuff to shout out:
The Racist Lady with the Lamp by Natalie Stake-Doucet
JustEat workers strike fund
Episode 2: A nurse's place in their union
Buckle up for everything you need to know about UK trade union history, organising, and the current balloting of NHS staff!
LIST OF UNION BALLOT DATES
SHOUT OUTS & EVENTS
United Voices of the World Strike @Great Ormond Street
NHSWorkersSayNo Demo 26.11.21
KONP Health & Care Bill Protest 22.11.21
Care and Support Workers Organise
March with Midwives (LinkTree)
Medact new joiners' meeting - just check out Medact & DocsNotCops they're awesome
Make bosses pay: Why we need unions by Eve Livingston
Thatcher union reforms - Guardian article
Episode 1: The nursing role & the NHS pay deal
Welcome to the Feminist Nursing Pod!
In this episode we discuss public perceptions of nursing and the NHS pay deals past and present.
All views discussed in the episode are our own and do not represent the opinions of our employers, trade unions, or professional bodies.
Music is by friend of the show Chris Catalyst, and you can find us on social media @femnursepod
Links to media discussed:
2009 Guardian article
Owen Jones Tory Party Conference video