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A podcast by nurses for nurses. Tackling the b******t affecting our practice.

Feminist Nursing Pod FemNursePod

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A podcast by nurses for nurses. Tackling the b******t affecting our practice.

    Mini Ep: Ballots Ballots Ballots!

    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.

    Join GMB

    Join RCN

    Join UNISON

    Join UNITE

    • 43 min
    Episode 5: It's too hot.

    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    Yes, the episode is out of date, but we're still hilarious.

    Show notes:

    RCN ballot information

    Twitter thread of candidates logos

    Acorn Renters' Union

    Enough Is Enough (not mentioned, but sign up!)

    • 57 min
    Episode 4: Bombardment by terribleness aka the Health & Social Care Bill

    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

    UCU Strike

    SOS NHS

    TUC anti-Tory demo in Blackpool

    Receipts:

    Virginity testing by UK gov't

    The actual Bill

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 3: Feminism and Nursing?

    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

    Stop:SIM campaign

    JustEat workers strike fund

    SOSNHS

    • 59 min
    Episode 2: A nurse's place in their union

    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

    Join GMB

    Join RCN

    Join UNISON

    Join Unite

    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

    RESOURCES

    Make bosses pay: Why we need unions by Eve Livingston

    National Archives

    Thatcher union reforms - Guardian article

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 1: The nursing role & the NHS pay deal

    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

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