Search tagged fighting cuts and privatisation in the NHS

UNISON Cymru welcomes pledge to increase NHS Wales funding via ‘mansion tax’

UNISON Cymru/Wales has welcomed a commitment to fund an increase in NHS Wales staff via the implementation of the ‘mansion tax’

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON vows greater support for private sector members

Workers for private contractors are the fastest growing group of UNISON members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A life lost can mean another saved

Becoming an organ donor can be a gift – both for the lives you save, and the loved ones you leave behind

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Suffolk community healthcare to return to NHS

After three years in the hands of private company Serco, Suffolk’s community healthcare is being returned to NHS control on 1 October this year

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Urgent: get your MP to back the NHS

Tomorrow, MPs get a chance to vote for Clive Efford’s private member’s bill to protect the NHS from the worst ravages of privatisation – ask your MP to back it

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

999 call for the NHS

As NHS supporters march from Jarrow to London from 16 August, UNISON is urging members to back them

Article on the UNISON National site.

Crunch time for the NHS

Theatre nurse Eleanor Smith tells Labour: ‘We can still save the health service – but the time to act is now”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Scotland votes against independence

People in Scotland have made it clear they want more, not less, investment in public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON tells TUC delegates: ‘We must challenge the dogma that the market knows best’

UNISON delegates speak at range of TUC motions condemning effects of government policy across public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Review offers once-in-a-generation opportunity for patients and healthcare staff

But staffing ratios can’t be forgotten in the drive to improve patient care, UNISON says

Article on the UNISON National site.

Heath and social care survey reveals ‘areas of concern’

Violence at work and discrimination are among issues in need of urgent action, while threat of privatisation still looms

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour plans for future NHS

Shadow secretary for health, Andy Burnham, meets Hastings and Eastbourne Health UNISON branch and sets out Labour’s plan for the future of the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Senedd hosts celebration of the NHS and UNISON

UNISON Cymru/Wales is celebrating 65 years of the Welsh NHS, together with 20 years of UNISON, at an event at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay

Article on the UNISON National site.