Urgent action needed to fix care staffing, says UNISON

Pay hike and total overhaul required

Social care is a national problem needing a national solution

Central rather than local government funding needed

Take the profiteering out of care sector and pay staff fair wages, says UNISON 

In her Labour conference speech, Christina McAnea condemns exploitation of those needing and giving care

Invest in the health workforce and public services to learn pandemic lessons

Keynote speech renews call for immediate pandemic inquiry

Scrap mandatory vaccine deadline or risk decimating the care sector, says UNISON

Christina McAnea warns of ‘catastrophic’ staffing crisis unless government abandons draconian policy

Huge vacancy rates across care sector adding to staff mental health crisis

The government’s failure to deal with ​the growing staffing ​crisis in social care ​risks worsening the mounting mental health toll on workers, says UNISON

Government has no plan for social care, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says £5.3bn promised comes nowhere near what’s needed

New social care levy shows government priorities are all wrong, says UNISON       

Christina McAnea says government wrong to focus on funding before reform

Elderly woman with carer

UNISON urges councils to ensure care staff are properly paid

Call comes after the government ‘names and shames’ companies in England and Wales for flouting minimum wage legislation

Compulsory jabs guidance is confusing and risks driving staff away, says UNISON        

Donna Rowe-Merriman says measure will do more harm than good

Latest delay on social care reform could push staff over the edge, says UNISON            

Christina McAnea says Boris Johnson hasn’t delivered nearly two years on from pledge

Social care needs a radical overhaul urgently to value the vulnerable and staff

Christina McAnea responds to Public Accounts Committee report

Care employers still not giving sick pay to Covid-hit staff, says UNISON survey          

Christina McAnea says government must reform sector and ensure employers guarantee full pay

Care staff more likely to decline jab if threatened by employers, says UNISON survey        

Gavin Edwards says forced vaccination could make recruitment and retention crisis worse

Levelling up won’t mean anything without decent public services

Much-needed reforms missing from parliamentary agenda