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Dave Prentis takes UNISON support to doctors’ picket lines

General secretary offers support to BMA action on visit to pickets at his local hospital in north London

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Patient confidentiality at risk as millions of patient records are handed over to Capita, says UNISON

Millions of patients’ confidential medical records are to be passed to a private company, despite appeal from UNISON for secretary of state for health to reconsider his decision to award the £1bn primary care support contract to Capita

Press release on the UNISON National site.

£35k migrant worker minimum salary doesn’t add up for NHS workers

NHS staffing crisis worsened by government migrant rules

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Celebrating our health heroes

National Skills Academy for Health director Candace Miller explains how it supports and celebrates healthcare support workers

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Axing NHS bursaries will saddle nurses with debt until retirement, warns UNISON

Nurses and other healthcare workers will be paying off their student loans almost until the day they retire UNISON is warning today (Saturday), as student nurses prepare to take part in protests against government plans to axe the NHS bursaries. UNISON says that controversial government plans to axe the bursaries could leave trainees more than […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Student nurse summit

Date
20 January 2016 9:30am–2:30pm
Location
UNISON Centre,130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Event on the UNISON National site.

Trust’s decision to halt outsourcing plans is a ‘fantastic victory’, says UNISON

Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust has reversed its decision to outsource NHS staff to a wholly owned subsidiary, UNISON has announced today (Thursday). The proposal would have seen around 600 employees, including maintenance workers, porters, housekeepers and caterers outsourced to the private company Tees Esk and Wear Valleys Estates FM Limited. UNISON voiced […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Norfolk and Norwich win prestigious partnership working award

The Norfolk and Norwich health branch along with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were awarded the Social Partnership Forum (SPF) Award at the annual Health People Management Association (HPMA) Excellence Awards ceremony held in London in June. The SPF partnership award was given in recognition of the trust’s A new attendance policy: a […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

OT Representatives Meeting

Date
6 September 2017 10:00am–4:00pm
Location
Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Cambridge CB2 9NL

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Help stop the sale of NHS Professionals

The government has announced plans to sell of 75% of NHS Professionals, the publicly owned NHS staffing agency, and UNISON is urging members and branches to support the campaign to stop the sale, which is being organised by the We Own It campaign group. You can help the campaign by signing the petition against the […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

SERTUC Health Conference

Date
25 February 2017 10:30am–4:30pm
Location
TUC Congress House

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Online Safe Staffing Survey

Date
7 February 2017 12:00am–11:30pm
Location
Online

Event on the UNISON South East site.

How was it for you? – Poster

An A4 poster advertising the 2018 UNISON staffing levels survey – for all staff, not just nursing

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON on changes at NHS England and NHS Improvement

Changes to regional structures should provide the opportunity for the various parts of the NHS to get back to closer working

Article on the UNISON National site.

No back door privatisation A5 leaflet

A leaflet to use to campaign against trusts who plan to create private companies to provide estates and facilities services

Media on the UNISON National site.