UNISON celebrates trade unions in the community

Cymru Wales members will be taking to high streets and workplaces next week to celebrate union achievements

Together, we can help remove the barriers to understanding mental health

UNISON will continue to campaign for better mental health services, and workplaces that support those who need support. Together, we can help remove the barriers to understanding mental health.

UNISON warns outsourcing will not solve NHS financial problems

Responding to the Carter Review on NHS operational productivity UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “Of course every effort should be made to cut waste and inefficiency in the NHS and to make economies of scale where possible. “Repealing the Health and Social Care Act would be a good first step. The legislation has not […]

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♡ UNISON: it’s a life saver

Health and safety saves lives, and UNISON reps are at the forefront of that work

♡ UNISON: the union is improving the health trust I work for

I work with people who have memory problems. I’m a community psychiatric nurse so I go to the homes of people who have Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

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MPs warned of short-termist threat to NHS support roles

NHS needs top operate as one team in the interests of joined-up, high-quality patient care

♡ UNISON: it stands up for the whole NHS team

Annette is a medical secretary in Scotland who loves that UNISON stands up for the whole NHS

Dave Prentis was joined by activists as he signed UNISON up to the mental health initiative, Blue Light. Photo: Amanda Kendal

UNISON signs emergency services mental heath initiative

Union pledges support for initiative to reduce mental health discrimination and support blue-light workers in England

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Strike action is never taken on a whim – but sometimes it’s the only option when every other avenue has been exhausted.

♡ UNISON: it brought me out of my shell

I spend my days talking to members of the public on the phone, answering their queries on environmental issues, from planning and environmental health to housing repairs like a broken toilet

Staff to strike in further education colleges on 24 February

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) and UNISON in further education colleges in England will be taking strike action on Wednesday 24 February in a row over pay.

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♡ UNISON: recognising the members who keep us all safe

Health and safety rep of the year awards highlight key work of union and our reps

♡ UNISON: it encouraged me to become the person I am

‘UNISON has backed me up … has encouraged me to become the person I am’

♡ UNISON: because we fight for equal pay

‘Work with us, in partnership with employers rather than as adversaries, to close the gender pay gap’

♡ UNISON: it’s there to back you up

UNISON is a group of people having the same interests and the same cause