Conference warned of Trump threat to the NHS

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea address disabled members and urges them to tell people to consider public services when they decide how to vote in December’s general election

New deal is a ‘huge leap backwards’ says UNISON

Commenting on the new Brexit deal announced today (Thursday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This deal isn’t a step forward, it’s a huge leap backwards. It would risk every workplace right and leave public services exposed and vulnerable. “The only quick free trade deals to be had would involve the UK paying a heavy price, with […]

Three reps with Health and Safety Guardian shields

European health and safety week is coming

UNISON vows to protect key safety legislation and protections originating in EU law

Going from strength to strength

UNISON NEC prepares to Go for Growth in November

Thirty days has September…

School uniforms, a strike and a stunt

Proposals could protect the NHS from a no-deal Brexit

It’s time to draw a line under a system that continually wastes time and money

Blog: We can’t let no-deal Brexit wreck our NHS

On staffing, on medicine and even on food, the NHS risks being pushed off the cliff edge – we can’t let Boris Johnson’s no-deal wreck it

A no-deal Brexit would bring chaos to the NHS, warns UNISON

Health service could be brought to its knees without a deal

Whatever happened to the silly season?

August, usually a time of lazy days and holidays, the silly season and not much happening… but these are strange times and at UNISON, we’re always busy

Blog: This should send a chill down the spine of everyone who cares for democracy

The planned closure of Parliament, at a time of constitutional crisis, is the sort of manoeuvre more suited to a corrupt tin-pot dictatorship

This will be ‘catastrophic’ for working people

UNISON joins over 80 civil society organisations in writing to the PM, arguing that the price of a no-deal Brexit is too high

No-deal will leave NHS gasping for breath

Commenting on the statement from the TUC and health unions on the threat posed to the NHS by a no-deal Brexit, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Boris Johnson is setting a timebomb for the NHS.”

Suspending Parliament smacks of dictatorship

The country must be asked for its view on Brexit

Health members: have your say on no-deal

UNISON is asking its healthcare members for their views on how a no-deal Brexit will impact on their jobs

Government should heed report’s call and fund councils properly

Commenting on the report on council funding published today (Wednesday) by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Local councils are in a bad way and the blame lies solely at the government’s door. With funding in short supply, local authorities have had to cut back services substantially, […]