Abena Oppong-Asare MP stands with UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea

Shadow women’s health minister: ‘The NHS is amazing, but it was built for men’

Abena Oppong-Asare MP outlined her vision for public health after speaking at UNISON’s annual women’s conference

Blog: Mentoring matters more than ever for nurses

UNISON nursing officer, Stuart Tuckwood, explains the importance of – and argues for – a renewed focus on mentoring programmes for newly registered nurses

Article, Blogs, News on the UNISON National site.

Behind the scenes of a successful insourcing campaign

UNISON members at a London NHS trust explain how they won their insourcing campaign – and the many benefits

Overseas nurses gather at their annual seminar in UNISON centre

Overseas nurses gather for ‘empowering’ day

This year’s overseas nurses’ network seminar allowed members to engage with leaders in the nursing sectors about their priorities for overseas nurses

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON officer and activist recognised by health journal

Helga Pile and May Parsons were placed in the top 10 most influential Black people in English health by the Health Service Journal

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Chris Akaluka introduces the More Than You Are exhibition

Second Much More Than You Are exhibition fights ‘bandism’

Chris Akaluka explains how the annual event was held at Newham University Hospital helps foster “unity, friendships and partnerships”

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Odeth Richardson

Saluting our Sisters: Black History Month

This year’s Black History Month, in October, is themed ‘Saluting our Sisters’. UNISON is using the month to celebrate exceptional women working in health

Health members in Northern Ireland to strike over lack of pay parity

Two-day action this week comes as members have yet to be made pay offer in absence of devolved government

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Clinical support workers set to strike for the first time in NHS history

‘We all love our jobs and are dedicated to our patients. But you have to stand up for what you believe in’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Fair Pay and Job Evaluations

This year the national job evaluation group are reviewing and refreshing the national nursing and midwifery profiles used in evaluating your NHS roles. We surveyed our nursing family last year to gain a full understanding of your role and how it has changed over time; so that we can ensure the new profiles accurately represent […]

health news on the UNISON National site.