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University Hospital of North Staffordshire staff ST4

Location: UK » West Midlands » ST
Sector: Health

University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust is set to cut the equivalent of just under 1,349 full-time staff between 2010 and 2015.

The figures are estimates by the Trust and could change over time, although radical changes are unlikely. The breakdown of staff cuts in 2010/11 is unclear, but from 2011 to 2015 the cuts break down as follows:

Medical and dental - 156.67 FTE (full-time equivalent staff)
Nursing and midwifery - 688.05 FTE
Other clinical - 140.2 FTE
Other - 363.74 FTE

The Trust runs three hospital sites in Stoke-on-Trent - North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, City General, and Central Outpatients. A new hospital will open in 2012.

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Hospital morale is really low

This month many of the staff have been given a prospectus of jobs at the new hospital that replaces the infirmary, outpatients and other departments   Moral is really low as hours have been cut reducing some pay packets by 1/3 or more   Heaven knows how a man with a family will survive on these cuts. If you are lucky you may be entitled to social security benifits to boost your wages up but knowing the work force they would not relish the…

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Posted by: sunbeem at 4:01am on 20 August 2011

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