Justice restored

It’s one year since UNISON beat the government at the Supreme Court and forced an immediate change in the law. The case made headlines. Now we can tell the full story of how David beat Goliath. It’s a remarkable, epic tale that spans over four years. And it’s all true.

Drop in criminals facing court as police lack resources to investigate

The number of reported crimes ending with a suspect in court has dropped along with police staff, while the use of volunteers in the police force is on the rise

The future of our parks is not looking rosy

Spending on parks and green spaces has been slashed by £15 million

The fight to save Chesterfield hospital

UNISON members are campaigning to stop their jobs being outsourced from Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation

Firefighting, in more ways than one

There are many people in the fire service who play a vital but hidden role in saving lives

Just how much public service workers are spending on rent

In most parts of the UK, the price of renting a home has risen steadily, while public sector salaries… well, they haven’t. Find out how much NHS porters, nurses, PCSOs and more are spending on rent

Social workers are overworked but the data is hiding it

“Children and family social work has always been a challenging and busy field, however after 20 years I feel I can say that I have never seen things this bad.”

Hollywood star Michael Sheen surprises the first person born in the NHS

To celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday, UNISON set up a very special meeting

March for the NHS – how it went down, in pictures

Thousands of people marched through central London to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, and show that they’re willing to fight for it

Watch our film about our glorious members

It’s a quarter of a century since UNISON was born

The shocking rise of TB in cows

New data shows bovine TB is on the rise in England, proving that independent meat inspectors are needed more than ever

Hospital parking: staff at some trusts paying 200 times more than others

Parking outside work is becoming more and more of a problem for NHS staff in England.

Josie Bird speaking at conference

Conference urges an end to the detention of Palestinian children

National delegate conference hears emotive speeches on the mistreatment of Palestinian children

Meghan, Trump and UNISON – Dr Johnson stirs it up

American trade unionist gives a rousing and compassionate speech to UNISON’s national delegate conference

The alarming crisis in health and social care

UNISON’s national delegate conference votes to enact a detailed 10-point plan to fight for social care and the NHS