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Sustainability and Transformation Plans in England and the Funding Crisis in Our NHS

Conference
2017 Health Care Service Group Conference
Date
13 December 2016
Decision
Carried

Health Conference notes with alarm the growing crisis of underfunding in our NHS. The King’s Fund has reported that the share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) spent on health has dropped from 8.8% in 2009, to 7.3% in 2014/15, and is projected to be just 6.6 percent in 2020. Conference condemns these cuts that do […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Supporting members through service transformation

Conference
2017 Health Care Service Group Conference
Date
16 December 2016
Decision
Carried as Amended

Conference notes that across the UK there are a number of current initiatives seeking to bring about service transformation. These include, but are not limited to, Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) in England, the ten year vision for health and social care based on the Bengoa report in Northern Ireland, and further moves towards more […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Thames Valley Cost of Living campaign

Conference
2017 Health Care Service Group Conference
Date
14 December 2016
Decision
Carried as Amended

This Conference notes that NHS pay has not kept up with the cost of living. With a fall in pay of approximately 10-12% many regions are having major staffing and recruitment problems. Especially in London and the South East where the cost of living tends to be much higher. For example, Oxfordshire is the most […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Tackling Low Pay across our NHS

Conference
2017 Health Care Service Group Conference
Date
12 December 2016
Decision
Carried

This Conference congratulates UNISON Scotland in their outstanding success in tackling the scourge of low pay in the health service. From October 1st 2016 all staff employed in NHS Scotland on Agenda for Change Band One had their posts reviewed and all were offered Band Two posts with only very minor adjustments to their roles. […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.