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Health care

Nearly half a million UNISON members work in health care in the NHS and for organisations providing NHS services across the UK.

We promote and defend the rights of all workers in the health service.

Coronavirus: our advice for health workers

Why join UNISON?

UNISON campaigns to protect the NHS as a publicly funded, free service. We’re the biggest union in the NHS and we negotiate and campaign to get you better pay, terms and conditions.

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Representing you

We’re the UK’s largest health union. We represent the whole NHS and health care team. Our members include: nurses, student nurses, midwives, health visitors, healthcare assistants, paramedics, cleaners, porters, catering staff, medical secretaries, clerical and admin staff and scientific and technical staff.

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