With patients being held in ambulances and in corridors in emergency wards, Sheffield Live! sought out public comment on the NHS crisis. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
NHS workers went on Strike for four hours for better pay conditions. Picket lines were held at the Hallamshire , Jessops Wing and Northern and General Hospitals.
For the first time ever in their history, midwives went out on strike. The nationwide action included nurses, ambulance crews, paramedics and hospital porters all walking out for better pay. The workers have been offered a 1% consolidated pay rise.