Health Secretary must make real changes to tackle NHS violence

Commenting on the latest NHS Staff Survey published today (Tuesday), UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Violence and harassment have become the new normal for NHS staff, which is beyond unacceptable. “Staff are overwhelmed and working in overcrowded departments, creating an unhealthy environment where these problems flourish. “No wonder more than two fifths of staff […]

President stresses UNISON’s myth-busting role

Josie Bird tells conference the union must continue to grow, to provide and even stronger opposition to the government

McAnea issues defiant message to Johnson’s Tories

Assistant general secretary sets out the scale of the challenge, but tells women’s conference that UNISON is in shape to meet it

Blog: Proud of our union – and the strong women who have built it

This week, we celebrate all that is great about our vibrant, growing union. But in particular, I’ll be celebrating the strong women who have built this union and who I am always proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with.

UNISON will stand up to ‘laddism and misogyny’ typified by Trump and Johnson

Dave Prentis speaks at UNISON national women’s conference

Going beyond the law: sexual harassment guidance launched

‘Sexual harassment is against the law, but the law doesn’t stop it happening‘

Prentis shares the ❤ with UNISON’s women

General secretary praises the union’s ‘special’ women as he says UNISON ‘will not abandon our fight’

NHS still has huge task ahead on race, says UNISON

Bullying, harassment and abuse are a disgrace

Fighting against NHS fees for pregnant migrant women

For pregnant women, the “hostile environment for migrants” is degrading and forces health workers to act foremost as border control and debt collectors instead of healthcare providers

UNISON women steady themselves for the fight

Women’s conference tackles a raft of business, with the general election result as a common thread

Angela Rayner: rebel with a cause

The favourite for Labour deputy leader tells UNISON’s women’s conference why lifelong learning is key

Education for all must be protected

Angela Rayner MP champions education at UNISON national women’s conference

UNISON leading the way

Union NEC hears round-up of action in court and workplaces to defend workers

Protect our food

In partnership with Steve Nash, a campaigner whose six-year-old daughter Joanna died of E Coli, UNISON handed in a petition of 216,938 signatures to the Food Standards Agency

Windrush deportations must stop now, says UNISON

Cruel punishment must be investigated