UNISON Issues Warning Over High Pressure Selling by Compensation Claims Firms

UNISON, the UK

Repeal of Section 28

UNISON, the UK

Elitist Hospitals Undermine Fondations of NHS

UNISON, the UK

Queen’s Speech

Reacting to the busy legislative programme set out in the Queen

Foundation Hospitals Have No Place in Queen’s Speech Says UNISON

UNISON, the UK

European Social Forum in Florence

The twin themes of equity and access form the key planks of a major speech delivered by UNISON

UNISON Social Work Pilot gets the Thumbs Up

UNISON, the UK

UNISON welcomes Nicky Gavron as London Labour candidate for mayor

UNISON, the UK

Further Education Colleges strike a success, says UNISON

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Issues Warning of

On the eve of the Select Committee Inquiry into the future of pensions, UNISON, the UK

Support staff and lecturers in FE Colleges set to strike on 5 November

FE college lecturers and support staff will hold a one-day nation-wide strike on Tuesday 5 November in protest at a 2.3% pay offer by college employers, the lowest on offer in the public sector this year, say the FE unions. It is the first time the lecturer and support staff unions have joined forces in strike action in FE colleges.

Urgent Action Needed to Stop Nurses

Half of all nurses have seriously considered leaving their jobs because of poor pay. This is the shock finding revealed in a new survey* by UNISON, commissioned as part of the union

New Awards Highlight Impact of Growing Alcohol Problem on NHS Workers

The latest research suggests that alcohol is implicated in 33,000 deaths a year in the UK. In addition one in six patients attending accident and emergency departments have drink-related injuries or problems, and this figure rises to eight in ten at peak times. Nurses, midwives and health visitors are there at the sharp end, treating these patients and in a unique position to detect the early warning signs of alcohol abuse.

BMA Vote on Pay

UNISON, the union representing thousands of health managers at every level, today rejected suggestions that managers imposing the wrong priorities, are to blame for consultants rejecting the new NHS contracts.

UNISON Urges NHS to Stop Needlestick Injuries with New Safer Needles

UNISON, the UK