Pickets around a brazier, with an ambulance in the background, in December NHS strike, at Edmonton, London

I’m a paramedic – here’s why I’m striking

‘We’re doing it out of necessity: not just for ourselves, but for the future of the NHS’

Article, Blogs, News on the UNISON National site.
UNISON Ambulance workers on a picket line, 21st December 2022

Five ways to support our NHS strikers

Want to support our ambulance workers? Below are five ways you can show your solidarity with UNISON members on picket lines this Wednesday

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea

Blog: We’re ready to talk on pay

As the prime minister promises to create “better-paid jobs”, UNISON is still waiting for him to talk to us about pay in the NHS

General Secretary, General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
Screengrab of Christina McAnea thanking those who took strike action on Wednesday 21 December

General secretary thanks strikers

Christina McAnea’s says public support is on the union’s side

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Striking health workers outside The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK.

In my Liverpool home – on the picket lines in Merseyside

Our photographer was in the city to catch a flavour of the day

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Ambulance strikers with Christina McAnea and a baby at Deptford

London calling – a look back at yesterday’s strike in the capital

UNISON members across the country were out in force for yesterday’s NHS strikes. We take a photographic look back at events in the capital

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea at the Waterloo ambulance station, with pickets

Rolling report: #PutNHSpayright

Check back throughout the day to see what’s happening around the regions as strikes begin across the ambulance service in England and at two Liverpool hospitals

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Purple rectangle with 'I SUPPORT NHS STAFF ON STRIKE' in white and green capital letters, over three lines. Below in the bottom left corner, it says: 'PUT NHS PAY RIGHT' in smaller white and green capital letters on three lines. In the bottom right corner is the UNISON logo

Supporting NHS members on strike

With industrial action set for tomorrow in England, here’s how to offer solidarity

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Health workers in Northern Ireland need all our support

A pay award that’s below inflation is unthinkable, but no pay award at all is unforgivable

General Secretary, General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
Two placards, the top is purple with the words 'OFFICIAL PICKET' in white capital letters, and the bottom half is white, with the UNISON logo on

NEC hears plans for industrial action, plus new ballots

Affected areas include the NHS, higher education and the Environment Agency

Article, News on the UNISON National site.