On 18 April, PSI Deputy General Secretary David Boys took part in the Forum on Financing for Development at the United Nations in New York, where he spoke on behalf of the CSO FFD group. Watch his intervention here.
The European Federation of Public Service Unions Standing Committee on Health and Social Services (EPSU SC HSS) held its 50th statutory meeting on 27 February at the International Trade Union House, Brussels. Speaking during the course of the meeting, the EPSU General Secretary, Jan Willem Goudriaan noted that this marks a milestone in the history of EPSU.
The UK National Health Service has just published its latest plan for how the NHS in England should be organised over the next five years and beyond. This 136-page document represents a vision of a future health service that is based more on treating patients outside of hospitals, with a larger role for new digital technology and, in theory at least, a much smaller role for market competition.