UNISON survey shows scrapping of student nurse bursaries will lead to major shortages

A UNISON survey shows that nine in ten (91 per cent) student nurses would not have applied for the nursing degree without access to the bursary which the government intends to scrap in 2017.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Four Seasons homes closure

UNISON informed that company plans to close seven care homes across Northern Ireland

Article on the UNISON National site.
General secretary Dave Prentis with a London Ambulance service emergency call handler

UNISON general secretary shows support for London Ambulance Service members

‘We need a package that works for everyone,’ general secretary tells staff

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Put people first, Northern Ireland health minister urged

UNISON calls for minister to put the health of the people first in reorganisation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches #ChooseWellChampion campaign in ‘groundbreaking initiative’

Largest NHS union puts its weight behind Welsh government’s Choose Well call

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

700,000 joiners shows our strength, Prentis tells health conference

General secretary tells West Midlands activists: unions are as relevant today as they ever were – ‘when times are tough, we show our strength’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
two hospital chefs

UNISON takes One Team NHS campaign to Parliament

Union calls on MPs to sign up to Early Day Motion and back the campaign backing healthcare support workers in the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Count all staff and their roles, UNISON tells NHS

The NHS needs to value and recognise all its staff and the work they do

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON warns of staff exodus as two-thirds plan to leave the NHS

Low pay and staff shortages driving NHS staff to consider quitting the service

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

What’s it like to be a healthcare student?

UNISON is asking students to take part in an online survey to gather evidence about their experience on placements and at university, and how it affects them and their family

News on the UNISON National site.