Plans to cut working hours at cash-strapped hospitals

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is to ask its workforce to reduce their hours and take a week's unpaid leave to tackle a financial crisis. The trust that runs Pontefract, Pinderfields and Dewsbury hospital wants to save 24 million pounds. Yunus Mulla reports.

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Hospital cost savings

Staff at the crisis-hit Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS trust are to be offered unpaid leave and a cut in hours in a bid to slash budgets by up to twenty four million pounds.