Major debate looks at the Westminster government’s COVID record, from procurement of PPE to the impact on Black workers
Poet and author Michael Rosen recalls the NHS staff who helped him survive COVID-19
Emily Thornberry says we have to plan now to ensure the world is safe in the future – and a patent waiver should only be the start
UNISON joins other education unions in England to put the case for continuing use of face coverings by staff and children
The backlog is overwhelming and will take years to clear.
‘Unless policies are put in place, increased home working and pressures placed on staff are liable to act as detonators of mental health problems for those delivering vital public services’
A UNISON competition to explore 2020 in verse proved to be a big success
Joint statement also calls for all employers in the sector to give paid time off if vaccinations cannot be made in working hours