Rosie MacGregor moving a motion on care at NDC 2023, Liverpool

Care dominates debate at national delegate conference

What’s happening with adult social care in England and the devolved nations, provided a comprehensive debate on day two of national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Support Guaranteed: The roadmap to a national care service

A new report from the Fabian Society was launched at Westminster last week

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Launch event of the Fabian report 'Support Guarenteed' showing a top table with 5 speakers. Ben Cooper, Christina McAnea, Dr Anna Dixon, West Streeting MP and Andrew Harrop. Seated in front of Fabians graphics.

Roadmap launched for a national care service to transform lives, says UNISON 

A national care service would boost wages, put quality above profit-making and ensure everyone receives the support they need.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
elderly woman with carer

Care workers in Wales win 15% increase and Foundation Living Wage

After four months of collective action, support workers received £780 back pay alongside the pay increase

News on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea

Blog: A broken system – in our economy and in social care

Let’s show solidarity with members at St Monica Trust care homes, who are taking strike action as their employer tries to fire and rehire them

General Secretary, General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
Dr Mary Ann Stephenson, Helen Couchman, Liz Twist MP, Christina McAnea, Karin Smyth MP, Cllr Evelyn Akoto

How to use social care to rebuild the economy

Whether it’s gender equality, green jobs or a more productive economy – social care should be a central part of a modern industrial strategy, Westminster event hears

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Home health care worker and an elderly couple

Ministers must adopt Migration Advisory Committee recommendations to beef-up care staff numbers, says UNISON

Care employers are losing people in droves to warehouses, supermarkets and online retailers able to pay more for less stressful work

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
care worker with elderly people

UNISON welcomes Welsh pay announcement for care workers

Care workers to get £1,000 payment, and will receive the real living wage. But the union says more needs to be done for the whole care team

Article on the UNISON National site.

Salford city branch wins £19m pay rise for care workers across England

After sustained campaigning from UNISON, large care provider commits to paying the real living wage to employees

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government must try harder on vaccines before leaping to the law, says UNISON

Everyone should be offered jab but not coerced

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.