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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.

The big issues

UNISON has almost half a million members working for the NHS across the UK. Find out more about the big issues affecting their working lives.
Read about our current campaigns and get advice about problems at work.

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Representing you

We are the UK’s largest health union. We represent the whole NHS and health care team. Our members include: nurses, paramedics, cleaners, porters, midwives, pharmacy technicians, ODPs, healthcare students, security staff, healthcare scientists, healthcare assistants, physicians’ associates, catering staff, IT staff, admin and clerical staff, and many more

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