UNISON and Nursing Times partnership helps support next generation of nurses

Student nurses can get an extra benefit from their UNISON membership

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The government must turn back the tide on NHS nursing shortages, says UNISON

The House of Commons Health Committee publishes a report on the nursing workforce

Article on the UNISON National site.

Drop in nursing applications is disappointing

Government’s decision to scrap the bursary has clearly deterred people from pursuing a career in nursing

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Ms Smith Goes to Westminster

Former UNISON president Eleanor Smith reflects on an historic general election victory and her first months as an MP

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Ms Smith Goes to Westminster

Former UNISON president Eleanor Smith reflects on an historic general election victory and her first months as an MP

Nursing number fall will have a huge impact on the NHS

If more nurses continue to leave than join, staff-patient ratios will become even more dangerous

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The government needs to address the impact of scrapping the nursing bursary

Responding to the government’s announcement today (Tuesday) that it will increase the number of training places for nurses, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “It’s about time the government addressed the impact of their decision to scrap the nursing bursary. Young people have been put off training to become nurses because of this shortsighted policy. “UNISON […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

All public sector employees need a decent pay rise, says UNISON

Midwives, healthcare assistants and hospital porters who belong to UNISON are joining their nursing colleagues demonstrating in Parliament Square today (Wednesday) over the government’s refusal to lift the pay cap. Commenting on the Royal College of Nursing’s protest UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Faced with an exodus of staff across the NHS, ministers’ justification for […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Help stop the sale of NHS Professionals

UNISON backs We Own It campaign against sell-off – you can help by signing the petition and urging your MP to back the Early Day Motion 152

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

NMC consults on plans to shake up nursing education

UNISON is asking for members’ views on the plans to collate into a detailed response to consultation on planned changes

Article on the UNISON National site.