Magazine

The Sound of Public Services

A UNISON trio are balancing their public service jobs with a new role – as rock stars

Fighting for the right to nurse

Emily Heron’s dream to become a nurse is being thwarted by the government’s decision to scrap the NHS bursary

How UNISON changed the law: the story behind our success

UNISON has won the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law

Football and politics can mix

Liam Rosenior – a footballer with a conscience

The Manchester Arena terrorist attack – members’ stories

Adam Williams was with a hospital patient when he heard news of an explosion in Manchester. Twenty minutes later he was at the scene

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservatives came to power, both in coalition and after, the police service has been devastated by cuts

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General election 2017: pay and the cost of living

With just a few days until the election, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on two of the issues most important to our members

General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days until the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

Where’s the support for our mental health?

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, UNISON members share their experiences of the UK’s struggling mental health services

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Fighting for the future of homecare

A group of homecare workers from Haringey have made headlines with their battle for the minimim wage

Fifteen minute care makeover from hell

Claire Sweeney stars in our new short film with a difference

Parks are for us all

With parks and open spaces coming under increased threat due to cuts, readers reveal what’s happening in their areas

Blog: I dream in English – a German member’s thoughts on Brexit

‘Mostly, I speak and think and dream in English; you could say that I am English even in my sleep’