Dave Prentis
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Unison: Strike by NHS staff 'a last resort'

Thousands of NHS workers, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, are taking part in a four-hour strike, in a row over pay.

Dave Prentis is the general secretary of Unison, one of six unions involved in in the walkout.

"Nobody will talk to us. Nobody will listen.... as a last resort we've taken our members out on strike," he told BBC Breakfast.

  • 13 Oct 2014
Go to next video: Hunt defends NHS pay offer