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Nurses have given us so much – they deserve our wholehearted support

They’re the world’s largest group of health professionals, an absolutely essential part of every health service around the world – and we celebrate them each year, on 12th May, International Nurses Day.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Revalidation Postcard

A handy postcard for members about NMC Revalidation

Media on the UNISON National site.

Overseas nurses leaflet

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON survey shows scrapping of student nurse bursaries will lead to major shortages

A UNISON survey shows that nine in ten (91 per cent) student nurses would not have applied for the nursing degree without access to the bursary which the government intends to scrap in 2017.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Nurse and midwives – get ready for revalidation

UNISON is encouraging all nurses and midwives to sign up to a new revalidation process as quickly as possible to prepare for the process

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Safe Staffing Level Survey Guidance 2015

Media on the UNISON National site.

Government ‘short-changing’ nurses on education and training, says UNISON ahead of Westminster debate

UNISON is urging MPs to highlight the urgent need for substantial investment in education and training for nurses and other healthcare staff.   The call comes ahead of a special debate later today (Wednesday) in Parliament on the future of nurse education funding that, the union says, has been severely hit by cuts.   The […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Are we heading for a nurse and midwife crisis?

The media is full of reports that we are in, or heading towards, a nursing crisis. That is to say, a huge shortage of them. But are we really? We dive into the data to find out.

Article, P.S data on the UNISON National site.

Belfast honours nurses

Freedom of the city accepted by UNISON delegation – on behalf of the whole health care family

Article on the UNISON National site.

Temporary relief for the NHS as nurses stay on the UK’s job shortage list, says UNISON

Commenting on the announcement from the Migration Advisory Committee –that nurses are to be allowed to remain on the occupational shortages list for another three years – UNISON head of nursing Gail Adams said: “The NHS is still desperately short of nurses, so hospital trusts across the country will have breathed a collective sigh of […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

♡ UNISON: it’s there to back you up

UNISON is a group of people having the same interests and the same cause

Magazine, UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.

Prentis warns of austerity’s risk to peace in Northern Ireland

General secretary takes ‘strong message of support’ to Belfast as latest group of health workers begin ballot for action

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Online Safe Staffing Survey

Date
7 February 2017 12:00am–11:30pm
Location
Online

Event on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON comments on rising number of nurses leaving the NHS

It’s highly damaging that so many nurses are leaving the NHS so soon after qualifying.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Do you know an outstanding healthcare assistant?

Nominations are open for the UNISON-sponsored Jean Atkinson award for outstanding healthcare assistant (closing date 21 April)

Article, News on the UNISON National site.