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A and E waiting times: UNISON warns problems will spread

Tory cuts are already seeing A and E waiting times lengthen, but union says this will spread throughout the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action on school children with health needs

UNISON and RCN call for urgent action as survey reveals school support staff being pressured to carry out complex treatments

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON survey reveals violence faced by healthcare assistants

Survey paints a shocking picture of life in the NHS with more than 70% of healthcare assistants facing violence at work

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON warns of NHS Direct cuts and closures disaster

Union says scale of job losses and call centre closures announced by NHS Direct is a disastrous move for patients and staff

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tipping point reached on living wage as new rates announced

UNISON calls for the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage to be closed, to help tackle poverty pay

Article on the UNISON National site.

Huge turnout to defend Lewisham A and E

10,000 people turned out to protect the A&E department in Lewisham

Article on the UNISON National site.

Bournemouth and Christchurch trust makes ‘right decision’

UNISON praises trust decision to pull out of pay cartel

Article on the UNISON National site.

There must be an end to the NHS pay freeze

Health staff deserve a proper pay rise and the union will back whatever their conference decides

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Our voice will not be silenced

Cameron and Clegg have shamelessly roped in so-called trade union “reform” that will drastically curb our abilities to campaign on behalf of our members and to defend our public services.

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Home ownership little more than a pipe dream for public sector workers in Wales, says UNISON

Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers in Wales, according to research published today (Sunday) by UNISON. Getting a deposit together and obtaining a mortgage are often insurmountable hurdles for those living in the majority of local authority areas across England, Scotland and Wales, according to the findings. The UNISON […]

Uncategorized on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.