The issue of losing my tax credits was keeping me awake at night: as a single mum I didn’t know how I was going to provide for my family
Not for the first time, this government has underestimated our great movement. So we will fight all the battles to come. And we’ll overcome whatever hurdles are placed in our way.
UNISON president issues call as activists and members get out and about to spread pride in the union
A local government member tells us about the effect of cuts on his community’s archive
During heart UNISON week it’s worth remembering that while taking strike action is never easy, the results can make a huge difference to people’s lives
Commenting on new research published today (Monday) by the TUC that says health employees are the most likely to experience violence at work, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “Sadly these figures confirm the evidence from the NHS itself that the level of violence against medical and health care workers is unacceptably high. “It’s especially […]
Cymru Wales members will be taking to high streets and workplaces next week to celebrate union achievements
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.
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 […]
Health and safety saves lives, and UNISON reps are at the forefront of that work
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.
NHS needs to operate as one team in the interests of joined-up, high-quality patient care
Annette is a medical secretary in Scotland who loves that UNISON stands up for the whole NHS
Union pledges support for initiative to reduce mental health discrimination and support blue-light workers in England
Strike action is never taken on a whim – but sometimes it’s the only option when every other avenue has been exhausted.