UNISON wins U-turn for trainee nursing associates

Health trust had planned to axe training and cut the pay of its TNAs

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A passion for caring

Trainee nursing associate Carley Kane is hoping to qualify soon – and already has big plans for encouraging the ‘nursing family’ of tomorrow

Magic March

March was a momentous month for UNISON members – not least because of a proposed revamp of NHS pay that could benefit a million health workers.

Article, Magazine, News on the UNISON National site.

Nursing by association

There’s a new breed of healthcare professional coming. Say hello to the nursing associate…

Nursing by association

There’s a new breed of healthcare professional coming. Say hello to the nursing associate…

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Nursing associates should not be nurses on the cheap, says UNISON


Wednesday 12 October 2016 For immediate release Nursing associates should not be nurses on the cheap, says UNISON Responding to the announcement today (Wednesday) by Health Education England that more than 2,000 people will be trained as nursing associates over the coming months, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “These new roles could help […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.