Scrapping the bursary is deterring a whole generation of nurses
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.
Members in health and social services and in schools and education facilities throughout Northern Ireland have voted in favour of strike action
“Instead of talking tough to the media, the government should be negotiating with the representatives of nurses, midwives, radiographers, hospital cleaners and porters, occupational therapists and other health workers – it’s the only way to resolve this pay dispute.
Unison’s Christina McAnea accused the government of mixing up annual pay rises with the increments “designed to reflect the growing skills and experience of nurses and other healthcare workers..
Survey of nearly 30,000 union members working in the NHS, including cleaners, radiographers, nurses and senior managers, reveals how workers are feeling the strain as more than a third of respondents work unpaid overtime
UNISON, the UK’s largest health union, is calling on the Government to pledge the funding needed to deliver safe and dignified end of life care. The call comes in the wake of the review into the Liverpool Care Pathway which is being replaced by new recommendations* published today.
Lucia McKeever, a nursing assistant from Armagh, has today become the first person from Northern Ireland to be elected president of UNISON
Prospect of a further £2bn cut in the NHS budget a real blow for patients and staff