HEALTHCARE COMMISSION SURVEY – UNISON REACTION

UNISON response to publication of Healthcare Commision Survey

UNISON General Secretary Says Ethnic Minorities Must be Better Represented on Quangos

Dave Prentis, General Secretary of the UK

UNISON Chief’s Stark Warning – Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

UNISON Welcomes Ambitious Plans to Transform Lives of Disabled People

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Sends Prince Harry Holocaust Film

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis has sent Prince Harry a copy of a film that recounts the personal story of a holocaust survivor.

Government is Missing the Point – Prevention is Better than Cure When it Comes to Superbugs

UNISON, the UK

Tribunal Rules Leicester Council Wrong to Dismiss 2500 Staff in Job Evaluation Scheme

UNISON has won a landmark victory against Leicestershire county council

UNISON Heaps Pressure on Labour

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, has written to all Labour MPs today (11 January) warning them that the widespread anger and resentment caused by Government attacks on pension schemes would harm Labour in the run up to the General Election.

UNISON Slams NHS Pensions Proposals

UNISON says it will fight against backward changes to NHS pensions.

UNISON CHIEF PAYS TRIBUTE TO EMERGENCY WORKERS AS SEVERE WEATHER BITES

Dave Prentis pays tribute to those restoring services to severe-weather affected areas.

Contracting Out Damages Infection Control in Hospitals

UNISON publishes new research to show link between cleaners and spread of infection in hospitals. UNISON campaigns to return hospital cleaning staff in -house.

NB EARLIER EMBARGO LIFTED

Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, today sent a tough warning to Brighton and Hove Council not to waste the opportunity – accept the trade union

UNISON Donates £20,000 to Tsunami Relief

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, today (4 January) announced that the union would be making an initial donation of £10,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee. And he has earmarked a further £10,000 for support for sister trade unions in the area affected to help them rebuild their organisations after the disaster.

Dangerous, Deceitful and Down Right Premature

“Dangerous, deceitful and down right premature” this is how Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest health union, described today’s announcement giving foundation status to 5 new hospitals.

Low Pension Increases Risk of Early Death