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The NHS crisis in five charts

Unless you’ve been truly hibernating so far this year, you will have heard that thousands of NHS operations have been cancelled. But what is the NHS winter crisis?

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Cymru statement on the pressures on our hospitals

Head of health Donna Hutton yesterday issued the following statement on the current pressure on the NHS and particularly A&E departments across Wales. “Our health services are under great pressures now – as people fall ill in the colder weather and the fact that we have an aging population which requires more care. Staff in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON comments on NHS Providers report on winter pressures

Alarming report shows the amount of strain the NHS is under even before winter pressures have kicked in

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The NHS crisis in five charts

Unless you’ve been truly hibernating so far this year, you will have heard that thousands of NHS operations have been cancelled. But what is the NHS winter crisis?

Magazine on the Magazine site.

UNISON reacts to latest A&E figures

Commenting on the latest statistics for A&E attendances and admissions for February, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The latest data shows just how punishing the winter months are proving for the NHS. Last month was the worst on record. Yet the figures don’t include the added difficulties staff faced when freezing conditions began […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

What is causing the problems at Royal Cornwall Hospital?

High demand and lack of resources have seen RCHT management declare a Black Alert. UNISON explains why problems at Royal Cornwall Hospital are part of a bigger NHS crisis. We initially responded to these questions in an enquiry from Devon and Cornwall Media. The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust was placed in special measures two months […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.