Mid Yorkshire Hospital staff protest over 'privatisation' plans

There are concerns Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals could be a step closer to becoming privatised.

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust's written to the government, asking to create a subsidiary company 900 workers would be moved to.

Union representatives and staff have been protesting this morning - they have also voted in favour of strike action.

The Trust believes it is the right way forward and could save cash.

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