Abena Oppong-Asare MP stands with UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea

Shadow women’s health minister: ‘The NHS is amazing, but it was built for men’

Abena Oppong-Asare MP outlined her vision for public health after speaking at UNISON’s annual women’s conference

Champions in Our Colleges: celebrating support staff

‘We’re nurturing the next generation of workers, but we’re undervalued and understaffed’

Fiona Mercer standing outside the Supreme Court with UNISON's legal team

Fiona Mercer: The care worker at the heart of UNISON’s Supreme Court challenge

UNISON member Fiona Mercer is at the heart of a case being heard in the Supreme Court this week, which could define the future of workers’ rights to strike

Photo of a transgender flag

How to… be a trans ally

UNISON recognises the importance of being loud and visible in support of its transgender members, especially at a time where anti-trans hate crimes are increasing

Kerry Davies at RCSLT awards

Healthcare workers living with long COVID

UNISON member Kerry Davies won an award from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists for her advocacy on long COVID

Joanne Jennings

‘Children are at the heart of everything we do’

Why UNISON celebrates Stars in Our Schools – and urges everyone to join in

Marcia’s last stand

Marcia Lewis had worked for Caerphilly Council for more than 20 years, when she suddenly faced the prospect of being fired and rehired. With UNISON’s support, she challenged her employer and won – making a difference for thousands of her colleagues

Odeth Richardson

Saluting our Sisters: Black History Month

This year’s Black History Month, in October, is themed ‘Saluting our Sisters’. UNISON is using the month to celebrate exceptional women working in health

Setting Kasibba free

The team leader of the Social Work Team of the Year testifies to the impact an integrated approach can have in the care system

Out-of-date mileage rates are driving workers into poverty

Research shows that the ‘mileage gap’ is costing NHS, social care, police and local government employees up to £6,000 a year. Janey Starling reports