Survey shows NHS staff deserve some much-needed attention

Commenting on the annual NHS staff survey out today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “While the government is consumed with Brexit, ministers are paying scant attention to growing problems in our public services. With so few staff, it’s no wonder the pressures of working in the NHS are making so many health […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Black workers are vital to the future of our public services, says UNISON general secretary

Speaking at UNISON’s annual Black Members Conference today (Friday) in Llandudno, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Last the NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary, yet the descendants of those that came from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean to help build it are still facing barriers.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

September – and we are on song!

Health pay, local government cuts, outsourcing, Brexit…. new term, same curriculum

Article, Magazine, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comment on NHS staff handing patients’ data to the Home Office

Health staff will be relieved to know they no longer have to act as immigration officers on the wards.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

NHS Staff Survey results show that woeful pay has taken its toll, says UNISON

Only 31% of NHS staff were satisfied with their level of pay in 2017

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Emergency service workers need greater protection

No one should face violence, abuse and sexual harassment at work

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The future of EU workers is ‘a fight that’s too important to lose’

MPs, Lords and the London Mayor back EU workers as UNISON members lobby Westminster

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comments on government NHS staffing plan

Responding to government plans to provide an extra 10,000 training places for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “These new posts are nowhere near enough to make up for the number of UK and EU nurses and midwives leaving the NHS. “Staff shortages, huge workloads, the withdrawal of the nursing bursary and the […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.