The Banbury Cake (yes, that is its real name) report:

MORE than 700 hospital staff in Oxfordshire, including nurses and doctors, are on controversial zero hours contracts.

UNISON wants to ban the contracts, which give no guarantees of work from week to week.

But a nursing union and patient group have backed them, saying they give flexibility and let hospitals respond to pressures.

You can read the full story here. 

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