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Health members: have your say on no-deal

UNISON is asking its healthcare members for their views on how a no-deal Brexit will impact on their jobs

Article on the UNISON National site.

One last attempt to save NHS bursaries, says UNISON

Scrapping the bursary is deterring a whole generation of nurses

Press release on the UNISON National site.

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.

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.

New year, new NMC code of conduct

The NMC is set to publish a revised code of conduct in the new year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Scottish mental health staff feel the pressure

New report from UNISON Scotland reveals tales of ‘workload increasing but resources being cut and time with each patient going down’

Article on the UNISON National site.

NI health, social care and education members vote to strike

Members in health and social services and in schools and education facilities throughout Northern Ireland have voted in favour of strike action

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges health secretary to use today’s meeting to negotiate an end to the NHS pay dispute

“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.

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Emergency time for our public services

Dave Prentis speaking at the Northern TUC’s Public Services Alliance emergency summit in Newcastle

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Fresh squeeze on NHS pay sparks union strike warning

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..

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

School asbestos audit urged

UNISON calls for full audit of school premises and resources for HSE to do proper inspections of all public buildings

Article on the UNISON National site.

Two thirds of staff have considered leaving the NHS

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

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

End of life care must have funding to deliver

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.

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON elects first president from Northern Ireland

Lucia McKeever, a nursing assistant from Armagh, has today become the first person from Northern Ireland to be elected president of UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON warns government staff must not pay for NHS funding gap

Prospect of a further £2bn cut in the NHS budget a real blow for patients and staff

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.