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UNISON Safe Staffing Level Survey Guidance 2015

Media 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.

Care in the Balance (2012)

UNISON safe staffing levels in nursing survey 2012 – final report.

Media 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.

UNISON calls on nurses and midwives to consult on revalidation

UNISON is calling on members who are nurses and midwives to help with a consultation process on revalidation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Austerity off the agenda at Barclays

A tax on bankers’ bonuses could be used to boost the numbers of nurses, teaching assistants, PCSOs, paramedics and care assistants making a difference to millions, not just an over-privileged few

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Registration is now open for the UNISON 2013 healthcare assistant seminar

Register now for UNISON’s 2013 healthcare assistant seminar on 11-12 November in Liverpool

Article on the UNISON National site.

Inflation still hitting families hard

The headline figure masks the cost of everyday essentials. For many workers the gap between pay and prices is widening, with food inflation standing high at around 4.8%.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Prentis tells crowd government is privatising the NHS

UNISON general secretary tells protestors about what is happening to our National Health Service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Salvage the NHS, UNISON urges Labour

We need to kick this government out to save the health service, LInda Hobson tells conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Time to celebrate teaching assistants

29 November is the chance to celebrate the valuable contribution made by teaching assistants to the education system

Article on the UNISON National site.