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Unions could coordinate strikes across NHS for 'maximum impact'

Sky News Thursday, 1 December 2022
Unions could coordinate strikes across NHS  for 'maximum impact'Union leaders could coordinate industrial action across the NHS this winter to cause "maximum impact", the head of the GMB has suggested.
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