ELFT Workers Solidarity

East London NHS Foundation Trust workers standing together for everyone’s safety

Stay safe: sign the letter; put up a poster; join a union

To reduce risk of infection and slow the spread of COVID19, ALL workers working through the shutdown need to have the right to FULL PAY to self-isolate. That includes zero-hours contract workers. Let your colleagues know that NHS England guidance states that all Trusts should make sure ALL workers on their premises have that right.


Essential workers at East London NHS Foundation Trust are organising and taking action to ensure we take necessary steps to reduce the risk of infection and keep each other and our patients safe. We are the workers that will keep going through this pandemic. Together we can take action for safer workplaces.

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