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Hospital workers begin five day strike

Clerical and administration staff working at three West Yorkshire hospitals have started a five-day strike over proposed changes to their pay and jobs.

Workers at Pinderfields, Dewsbury and Pontefract hospitals voted unanimously for the industrial action after talks with management broke down last week. This week's action follows several walk-outs last year. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust needs to save around 24 million pounds.

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NHS strike ends

Strikers have been taking part in a 3-day strike Credit: Tina Gelder

NHS workers at three hospital in West Yorkshire end their 3-day strike today.

The clerical workers from Dewsbury, Wakefield and Pontefract hospitals walked out in a row over cuts to pay and jobs.

The Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which run the hospitals, need to make savings and are in negotiations with the unions.

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