Latest news for Health activists
Registration is now open for a place at the UNISON Health Safe Staffing Forum to be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at Warwick University, Coventry.
A statement on the outcome of the negotiations around buying and selling annual leave for NHS staff has been released by the NHS Staff Council. During these discussions, it was not possible to reach a joint national agreement due to a lack of consensus over what constituted an appropriate rate of pay at which leave would be sold.
The Staff Council has been unable to agree a new provision on apprentice pay for the terms and conditions handbook after nearly 18 months of talks.
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A new UNISON research report outlines the extent of land sales in the English NHS and suggests a number of campaigning objectives for the union.
The NHS Whistleblowers’ Support Scheme provides confidential, practical support and advice for NHS workers – current and former – who can demonstrate they are having difficulty finding suitable employment in the NHS as a result of raising a concern in the public interest.
Going into the winter we’d like our branches and activists across the health service to challenge your organisations on their plans to maintain safe staffing and circulate our guidance on raising concerns to your local members.
The new UK living wage was announced by the Living Wage Foundation this week. It will be £9.30 across the UK and £10.75 in London.
Public Health England are running the flu campaign this year. Find out how to get involved and the new materials available to support your voluntary flu campaign.
The NHS has released a new engagement resource to help organisations speak to their staff about making the NHS the best place to work.
The menopause is a workplace issue which means that it is a UNISON issue. Ahead of World Menopause Day on Friday 18th October, UNISON’s equalities team have launched their campaign on the menopause.
Every year on 20th November the lives of trans and gender-diverse people reported murdered in the last 12 months are remembered.
As part of Black History month, UNISON’s health team is proud to launch its Race for Equality Campaign. Let’s stamp out racism in the NHS.