From the archive: 1980s NHS Cleaners Oppose Privatisation of Hospital cleaning to contractors

August 31, 2012

NUPE demonstration in protest at plans to privatise the domestic workers at Barking Hospital © Philip Wolmuth/


Day of Action by domestic workers at Hammersmith Hospital, in protest at privatisation of the service © Philip Wolmuth/

Domestics from Barking Hospital lobby a meeting of Redbridge District Health Authority over plans to contract out their jobs © Philip Wolmuth/

Health workers and local residents lobby a meeting of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea District Health Authority to protest at the decision to put catering and cleaning services at St. Mary’s and St. Charles Hospitals out to private tender © Philip Wolmuth/