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UNISON general secretary writes to the chancellor on civil service pay

In the letter, Christina McAnea calls on Jeremy Hunt to review the guidance which governs pay for EA, FSA and CQC members

UNISON pay ballot of Care Quality Commission staff opens

CQC staff are key to the safety of hospitals, care homes and emergency services around the country.

Pay and jobs boost needed immediately for social care and NHS staff, says UNISON   

Christina McAnea says government must act now to raise morale among workers

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‘Cocktail of calamities’ pushing people into A&E

Responding to the Care Quality Commission’s annual state of care report published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “There’s not enough funding for social care, and out of hours support and NHS 111 are a mess. “This cocktail of calamities is pushing people into A&E who shouldn’t be there, with patients and staff the […]

UNISON responds to CQC State of Care report

Much more needs to be done to improve the social care sector and restore the dignity that’s lacking

Castlebeck care home residents face uncertain future

Stop debt-laden companies taking over residential care, says UNISON

UNISON challenges councils to embrace Ethical Care Charter

As report highlights the crisis in our home care system, UNISON’s charter would improve care for those who receive it and those who provide it