Frimley health branch members on a protest with UNISON placards and flags

Health workers win two-year battle against privatisation in Frimley

UNISON members have won the battle to keep their NHS jobs, after threats to transfer workers to a wholly owned subsidiary were made in April 2019

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Outsourcing must end to restore public services

Privatisation and outsourcing have failed the public and workers

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Raise a toast to public track and trace

Campaign group We Own It wants people to invite their MP to join the toast on Friday, to build support for a proper, public track and trace system

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Addaction strikers suspend pay campaign

Striking drug and alcohol rehabilitation workers in Wigan and Leigh in dispute over failed pay promises and staff shortages, halt campaign because of coronavirus

News on the UNISON National site.

Council cleaners celebrate after seeing off outsourcing threat

UNISON campaigning sees Middlesbrough council drop privatisation plan

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public don’t want NHS staff outsourced to private companies

Workers should stay within NHS, survey shows

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Say No 2 Subcos

Members working in the English NHS across the country have been fighting attempts by health trusts to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiaries

NHS workers to strike at three hospitals over privatisation plans

Facilities staff at Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals in Berkshire, and at Frimley Park in Surrey have announced dates for strike action, in an escalation of their campaign to stay in the NHS. Their employer Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) plans to privatise up to 1,000 NHS cleaners, caterers, porters, security and estates staff […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Proposals could protect the NHS from a no-deal Brexit

It’s time to draw a line under a system that continually wastes time and money

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Privatisation demeans, damages and destroys – let’s bring services back in-house where they belong

Privatisation demeans, damages and destroys. Privatisation was never a necessity, nor will it ever be. The toxic mix of privatisation and austerity was a political choice, but there is an alternative to this wanton profiteering.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.