Nurses’ vote of no confidence in managers

Phil Coleman, News & Star, November 16, 2010 Nurses at north Cumbria’s two main hospitals have passed a vote of no confidence in senior managers. A ballot of 620 nurses from The Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital, showed that 98 per cent have no confidence in bosses at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust. All the nurses who took part in the vote are members of the Unison health union. Union officials said today that nurses across the trust felt demoralised after a review proposed cutting the number of nurses. ... Nurses