Sarah Parkinson addressing UNISON's health service group conference

Delegates support calls on wellbeing and health and safety

‘Let’s commit to fostering a workplace where every woman feels valued’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Mental health absences adding to NHS staffing crisis

Stigma around mental health still a major problem, survey finds

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
Rosena Allin-Khan MP addresses conference

Rosena Allin-Khan shares Labour’s vision for mental health

The shadow minister for mental health celebrated NHS workers and laid out Labour’s vision for mental health

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Health workers and activists on the brink

UNISON health conference is told: ‘Everyone in this room is carrying the trauma of the last three years’

News on the UNISON National site.
National disabled members' conference – looking toward the stage set from the main hall, over the heads of delegates

Delegates call for help to combat the epidemic of male suicide

In 2020, 4,880 men and boys ended their lives – but gender stereotypes make it harder for men to talk about their problems

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Health staff ‘wrung dry’ by pandemic pressures, says UNISON survey         

Findings show more than two thirds have experience burn out and three in five overwhelmed by long shifts

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Huge vacancy rates across care sector adding to staff mental health crisis

The government’s failure to deal with ​the growing staffing ​crisis in social care ​risks worsening the mounting mental health toll on workers, says UNISON

Press release on the UNISON National site.
UNISON mental health matters graphic

UNISON introduces new mental health bargaining guide

‘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’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘If you’re struggling, you’re not alone’

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the pandemic is having a significant and negative impact on our collective mental health. But don’t worry, your union is here to help

Article on the UNISON National site.

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.