Workplace safety affects us all

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

Poetry and the pandemic

A UNISON competition to explore 2020 in verse proved to be a big success

From Cardiff to Chad: a neonatal nurse’s extraordinary career

Angela Gorman recalls the inspiration for a charity that has saved the lives of thousands of pregnant women in Africa

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

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

NHS staff: the terrible toll of COVID-19 on mental health

‘The pressure on staff of keeping us safe during COVID-19 has been relentless’

‘I can’t afford to retire’ – why carers need a living wage

Three out of four care workers don’t earn the living wage. UNISON vice president Sian Stockham is one of them and is leading the fight to raise carers’ pay

Dave Prentis: a life in UNISON

Farewell messages and tributes have been pouring in for UNISON’s outgoing general secretary

It doesn’t matter if you’re a cleaner or a surgeon, the NHS is one team

UNISON’s One Team campaign gives NHS support staff the recognition they deserve