Healthcare assistants also hit by NHS staffing crisis

UNISON research has revealed how healthcare assistants across the UK face the crisis of staffing levels as nurses, with patient care suffering

UNISON launches 2015 survey into safe staffing levels in healthcare

UNISON will be running its fourth annual survey into safe staffing levels in the health service on 10 February and we want everyone to participate

NICE guidance on NHS safe staffing levels falls short

UNISONS latest call for safer nurse to patient ratios, comes in the wake of new draft guidance from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), which the union believes does not go far enough and will be a real disappointment to hundreds of thousands of nurses

NHS nurses reaching danger point

A new survey of almost 3,000 nurses from across the UK reveals a health service under severe strain, with 65% of staff saying they did not have enough time with patients

UNISON pledges support for NHS Change Day

Make a pledge to make a difference, UNISON tells its NHS members

NHS staff survey – More lessons to be learnt

NHS staff do an amazingly tough job and it is shameful to learn that just 41% feel satisfied that their trust values their work.

How safe is your staffing?

Take part in UNISON’s s third annual NHS Safe Staffing Levles Survey on 4 March

Be Safe training available for all staff

UNISON is about to roll out a Be Safe training programme aimed at encouraging staff to raise concerns about patient care in the National Health Service

Government response to Francis falls short for patients and staff

The Government response to Francis doesn’t go far enough in getting to the heart of the issues in Mid Staffs – staffing levels, culture and engagement

UNISON leads demonstration against Cardiff and Vale health board cuts

The Cardiff and Vale UNISON health branch is leading a demonstration against the cuts being proposed at Cardiff and Vale health board which will see around 384 posts axed

Monitor report says NHS pay freeze risks care

UNISON says that a new report from sector regulator Monitor shows the risk to care of a continuing pay freeze

Salvage the NHS, UNISON urges Labour

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

Rally for the NHS, UNISON urges TUC delegates

Delegates hear how the government is intent on selling off the health service, regardless of the consequences

Time to stop talking in conferences

Carolan tells delegates to make sure they take the message out beyond the conference hall to voters

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election