Unison student nurses descending on the Angel of the North statue in Newcastle upon Tyne as part of their campaign to restore student salaries. The nurses, from the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside, want to restore their employee status, lost in 1989.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay
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