Testing chaos to blame for rise in NHS 111 and 999 calls, says UNISON

Extra calls putting strain on the system

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Key workers need a fit-for-purpose testing system immediately, says UNISON

Testing crucial to ensure workers aren’t isolating unnecessarily

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Care home deaths expose social care system ‘unfit for purpose’, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says complete overhaul needed so no one is left unprotected again

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Care home death rates show continued need for PPE and testing, says UNISON

Risk of infection must be reduced for care workers

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Voluntary redeployment at a COVID testing centre: ‘I’m proud to be part of the NHS family’

UNISON’s One Team campaign celebrates the almost half a million people that make up the support workforce of the NHS. During the current pandemic, the role these staff play in the health service is just as vital

Article on the UNISON National site.

Voluntary redeployment at a COVID testing centre: ‘We’re all cogs in the wheel’

During the pandemic, the nearly 500,000 support staff of the NHS are as vital as ever

Country craves clarity and a safe return to work, says UNISON

Government is making people bewildered, not reassured

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Boost to testing for care workers is welcome, says UNISON

Increase was needed much sooner

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Testing increase welcome, but government mustn’t overpromise, says UNISON

Staff want to be tested but ministers must be realistic about what is possible

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.