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Patients still at risk from chronic nurse understaffing, says UNISON

Chronic understaffing across the NHS is putting patient lives at risk, according to UNISON’s UK-wide annual survey of nurses published today (Monday) at the start of its health conference in Liverpool. The 2017 survey found that the situation has not improved over the last 12 months. Almost two-thirds (63%) of respondents still saying wards are […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Too few staff means increased risk to patients, says UNISON

Safe staffing levels across the NHS have worsened significantly in the last year, according to UNISON’s UK-wide annual survey of nursing professionals published today (Monday), at the start of its annual health conference in Brighton. The 2016 survey, conducted on Tuesday 9 February, found that almost two-thirds – 63%, up from 45% the previous year […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Safe staffing a ‘vital’ campaign for NHS’s frontline staff

Delegates hear that patients and staff alike are suffering from chronic shortages

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Royal Welsh Show 2019

UNISON has a different theme for each day at this year’s Royal Welsh Show. Each calls for the investment in public services and public service workers. Click on the links below to see some of the materials we’ll be using. Monday 22 July – Food safety – Voting board – Postcard – Photo frame Tuesday 23 […]

Campaign on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON launches national staff and patient safety survey

Nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, NHS students, ambulance workers, therapists, and administrative, facilities and technical staff across the UK are being asked to record how their shift goes tomorrow (Tuesday) for UNISON’s annual staff safety survey. The survey findings, which the union hopes will shed light on the safety and well-being of staff and patients across […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Better pay, safer staffing and fully funded training pledged at health conference

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth launches triple promise and warns: ‘The future of the NHS is at stake in this election’

News on the UNISON National site.

NHS pressures to be surveyed on UNISON’s sixth annual safe staffing day

NHS staff are being urged to record nurse-to-patient ratios today (Tuesday) as hospitals face unprecedented demand, says UNISON. A snapshot of the pressures facing NHS staff will be recorded over 24 hours in UNISON’s sixth annual safe staffing survey. In addition to nurse-to-patient ratios, respondents will record any overtime worked, whether they took their breaks […]

News, Press release 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.

Blog: Hospitals are stretched and NHS staff are under increasing pressure

We all know that our NHS is under real pressure. Whether we work in the health service, or rely on it to care for us and our loved ones, we can see the strain it’s under.

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

UNISON launches sixth annual survey into NHS safe staffing

NHS staff across the country are being asked to record nurse-to-patient ratios on their wards for UNISON’s sixth annual survey into safe staffing levels. The survey findings will provide a snapshot of conditions in hospitals for staff and patients over 24 hours on Tuesday 7 February. The NHS is currently facing unprecedented pressures and the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

How safe is the staffing in your hospital?

UNISON will run its sixth annual safe NHS staffing levels survey on 7 February and is asking all members in the nursing family to take part

Article on the UNISON National site.

How safe is your staffing?

UNISON will run its fifth annual safe NHS staffing levels survey on 9 February and is asking all members in the nursing family to take part

Article, News on the UNISON National site.