Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

“When I graduated as a nurse, I took an oath to serve and uphold my vocation, even if there are hardships. It is my calling, and I can’t run from it.”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

Three stranded UNISON members are desperate to return to the UK to help their colleagues fight the pandemic

Ward nurses at Manor Hospital, Walsall

UNISON cancels annual health conference

NHS needs put before annual gathering

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.

Register increase good news, but hard line on immigration could damage numbers

Rise still leaves the NHS short of what’s needed

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Government ‘short-changing’ nurses on education and training, says UNISON ahead of Westminster debate

UNISON is urging MPs to highlight the urgent need for substantial investment in education and training for nurses and other healthcare staff.   The call comes ahead of a special debate later today (Wednesday) in Parliament on the future of nurse education funding that, the union says, has been severely hit by cuts.   The […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Tax cut for rich means billions lost to Exchequer

Cutting income tax for people earning more than £1m per year has deprived the Exchequer of more than £11.1bn over the past sixyears, according to new analysis by UNISON published today (Sunday). The government’s decision to reduce the top rate of income tax from 50p to 45p in April 2013 has also saved the rich […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The last gift: working with organ donors

UNISON members Michelle and Rachel are hoping a new law will help the thousands of people in desperate need of an organ transplant

The last gift: working with organ donors

UNISON members Michelle and Rachel are hoping a new law will help the thousands of people in desperate need of an organ transplant

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Nurse and midwife numbers dragged down by Brexit effect

Brexit has made many European nationals feel decidedly unwelcome

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.