It also encourages them to remain part of the NHS. “But these urgently needed changes won’t happen overnight. Employers must work with unions to better understand the challenges […]
Bradford hospital staff start industrial action vote over NHS trust’s plans to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiary company
The HCPC should be doing all it can to encourage people to continue in their professions
HCPC must listen to its registrants and scrap this increase
UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries
Exorbitant hospital parking charges have increasingly become the norm in England because the NHS is so starved of funds.
Over a million hospital porters, 999 call handlers, healthcare assistants, nurses, midwives and other NHS staff across England are being offered long overdue pay rises of between 6.5% and 29% over the next three years, say health unions today (Wednesday). Under the proposed agreement – reached after months of negotiation between the unions, NHS employers […]
NHS unions are today (Friday) breaking with tradition and submitting a pay claim directly to the government on behalf of more than one million health workers across the UK. In a letter to the Chancellor, 14 health unions including UNISON, the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Midwives, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, […]
Reacting to Donald Trump’s supposed NHS U-turn, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Donald Trump has shown he is willing to play games with the future of the NHS and the government’s weakness means he thinks he can call the shots. “The UK desperately needs strong government that will stand up for the NHS […]
Pioneering charter showing how volunteers can make a valuable contribution to the NHS in England, without undermining paid staff or affecting patient safety, is being launched today.
New funding must allow existing staff to develop their careers and a comprehensive and rewarding apprenticeship programme is needed to bring new recruits into the NHS
Crisis level staffing has become normal across the NHS
Instead of investing in staffing, ministers introduced restrictive immigration policies and cut training budgets, all of which end up costing the NHS more than necessary in the long term
Members at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS trust started a five-day strike today – here’s why, their own words