Specialist mental health support and pay rise needed, says UNISON 

Christina McAnea says high vacancy rates have increased impact of Covid

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Covid pressures triggering mental health issues among health staff

Some are traumatised from seeing patients die before their time

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Extra support for NHS staff welcome but high vacancy levels don’t help, says UNISON

Allowing proper recovery time important too

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

More mental health support needed for health and care workers, says UNISON

Commenting on Labour’s plans published today (Monday) for a mental health package for NHS and care staff, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Health and care staff have been working under huge pressures over the past few months, while most of us have been safe at home. “Fears about falling ill, passing the virus on […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Safe staffing forum 2020: ‘A collective voice that you’re a part of’

Latest figures show that in England there are currently 39,000 nurse vacancies

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Young people are paying the price for youth centre closures, says UNISON

A generation of young people have been robbed of the safety net of youth centres

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Sheffield mental health workers to strike as government cuts put ‘people at risk’

Some people in need not seen for nearly two years

health, health news, News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Bringing joy to a psychiatric ward

A mental health team from Wales talk about what earned them the Team of the Year title at this week’s Nursing Times awards

Article on the UNISON National site.

Dealing with the best and worst of situations

Police and justice conference urges support for members’ well being and mental health

News on the UNISON National site.

Piling on the pressure

Conference calls for support for workers and activists facing mental health issues

News on the UNISON National site.