Government can’t keep ignoring social care crisis

Tens of thousands of older people and those with disabilities aren’t getting the care they desperately need

Press release on the UNISON National site.
President Jopsie Bird at the end of special delegate conference receives gifts and applause

Conference ends with urgent call for fairer workplaces

Delegates look to building a better future when the pandemic is finally over

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Stage set for UNISON's 2021 virtual special delegate conference

The COVID experience: difficult to talk about, but vital that we do

Conference hears of the experiences of NHS workers in the pandemic – and debates what is needed to restore and improve the health service and social care

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

List of failures shows how little government understands about care sector

Overhaul of care needed now

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Compulsory vaccinations for care staff are the wrong approach

Study shows compulsory jabs could hinder take-up

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
UNISON campaigning for a living wage graphic

Public service workers aren’t fooled by this April’s pay rise

Workers across the public sector are losing billions as employers fail to pay a decent wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Social care reform can’t be put off

Care home residents, their families and care workers will feel angry at the absence of a plan

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Chancellor ‘ducking decision’ to reform social care, says UNISON

Gavin Edwards says Rishi Sunak must act now to fund major overhaul of the sector

Article on the UNISON National site.

People must come before profit in reformed social care system

Social care provision must mirror the structure and ethos of the NHS

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Providing care near the end of life, yet still undervalued and underpaid

Clap for carers was a ‘cute idea’, but care workers would rather be paid properly for what they do

Article, News on the UNISON National site.