Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government ​visa charges

It’s perverse that ministers ignore the contribution of care and NHS support staff ​

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Scrapping of NHS surcharge for migrant health and care workers ‘long overdue’

Government should remove the charge for all migrant workers

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

“When I graduated as a nurse, I took an oath to serve and uphold my vocation, even if there are hardships. It is my calling, and I can’t run from it.”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

Three stranded UNISON members are desperate to return to the UK to help their colleagues fight the pandemic

The unsung heroes of the operating room – and now the pandemic

ODP Day celebrates a little-known health professional

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.

‘I’m so proud’. Dave Prentis on the first weeks of the COVID-19 crisis

‘We know it’s not business as usual. We’re doing the best that we can, because our members deserve our protection’ 

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Thousands of public service workers contact UNISON with ‘harrowing’ PPE stories

Ministers need to get to grips with supply problems

Article on the UNISON National site.
Photo of male healthworker in mask and cap

New PPE guidance for NHS teams

Updated rules reflect changing threat

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unions announce COVID-19 support for nursing students

The agreements negotiated mean student nurses who are more experienced will be able to help where they can, be paid and have this work count towards their learning.

News on the UNISON National site.