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Time to nominate your health hero

UNISON-sponsored awards for health and care support workers are being held for the fourth time

Article on the UNISON National site.

Mental health in numbers

Mental health in numbers

Media on the UNISON National site.

Tuberculosis – making sure you don’t have latent TB

UNISON is working with TB Alert to let members know that latent TB can be diagnosed and treated before it wakes up

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

SE Healthcare Committee

Date
14 September 2018 11:00am–4:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, NW1 2AY

Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Patients face bed shortages because government not delivering on mental health

Patients facing bed shortages and long waits because government not delivering on mental health funding, says UNISON Mental health patients are facing bed shortages, longer waits for treatment and reduced support because of budget cutbacks, according to a new survey published today (Monday) by UNISON. More than four in five (83%) staff working in mental […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

Date
1 January 2017 – 1 January 2018

NHS organisations across England are currently working together to produce sustainability and transformation plans (STPs). What are sustainability and transformation plans? Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are five-year local plans for health and care services. They are being developed by 44 geographical areas, or ‘footprints’, covering England. NHS organisations, local authorities and other health and […]

Campaign on the UNISON South East site.

Margaret Canavan – a true health hero

Belfast ward housekeeper and UNISON member named ‘operational support worker of the year’ at prestigious awards ceremony

Article on the UNISON National site.

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

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

NHS Earnings Max – get your resources on the UNISON Organising Space

Make sure your NHS employer is getting it right when it comes to our members’ take-home pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Get ready for UNISON’s annual NHS staff survey

The survey aims to take a snapshot of life working in the NHS on a single day – and this year, it’s open to all health service staff

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

New strike dates announced in Wigan ‘subco‘ dispute

Strikers announce seven-day action beginning on 17 July in struggle to stay as NHS workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Reckless decision prompts third round of strike action at NHS Trust 

The decision taken today (Wednesday) by the board of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust to push ahead with the outsourcing of hundreds of staff is reckless and foolhardly, says UNISON. Responding to the decision, staff at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust are taking five days of strike action, starting at 6am tomorrow (Thursday). […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

I love working for the NHS – so I’m striking against being outsourced

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh hospital staff strike for 48 hours over plans to outsource their jobs to wholly owned private company

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

An NHS under pressure, underfunded and understaffed

Responding to the NHS Improvement report on the performance of the NHS in England in 2017-18 published today (Thursday), UNISON deputy head of health Helga Pile said: “Under pressure, underfunded and understaffed – the NHS is caught between a rock and a hard place. “While the number of people using the NHS has sky rocketed, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Joint trade union leaflet on pay

A joint trade union leaflet outlining the proposed three year pay deal for the NHS in England

Media on the UNISON National site.