‘This level of care is beyond my comprehension’

Poet and author Michael Rosen recalls the NHS staff who helped him survive COVID-19

A woman sitting at a dining table looking concerned

‘A kick in the teeth’

There were plenty of plaudits for key workers during the pandemic, but gratitude has not extended to members’ pay packets. And their financial worries are mounting

Inside the world of the operating department practitioner

To mark National ODP Day, UNISON meets two of its ODP members – one old hand, one newcomer, equally dedicated to saving lives

Workplace safety affects us all

As we approach International Workers’ Memorial Day, UNISON looks back at a year when workplace safety took centre stage

Still much to fight for as Brexit slowly becomes a reality

Four years after Article 50, UNISON policy officer Allison Roche says the union is working hard to keep the government honest over the UK’s separation from Europe

Christina McAnea: UNISON’s new general secretary

One of the best negotiators in the union movement always remembers her father’s advice: ‘Walk in there as if you own the place’

The unsung key workers

The past 12 months of pandemic would have been very different without UNISON members keeping bus stations open and water in our homes

The second wave

After a year spent fighting COVID-19 on the wards, NHS nurses are ‘running on empty’

Long COVID: ‘It’s frightening not knowing where this will end up’

Long COVID is having a devastating effect on the lives of many UNISON members. Assistant equality officer Haifa Rashed reports on how the union is responding

One Team 2k

UNISON’s London Ambulance Service staff on why everyone working in the NHS deserves a £2k pay rise