Care staff still not getting the safety kit they need, says UNISON

Thousands need protection against coronavirus

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There for all our members in the time of coronavirus

A call to arms: how your branch can help There for You help members hit by crisis and loss of money

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Back to the scrubs

UNISON branch secretary goes back to work as an operating department practitioner to help tackle coronavirus crisis

UNISON wins U-turn for trainee nursing associates

Health trust had planned to axe training and cut the pay of its TNAs

Testing increase welcome, but government mustn’t overpromise, says UNISON

Staff want to be tested but ministers must be realistic about what is possible

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New PPE guidance for NHS teams

Updated rules reflect changing threat

Back to the frontline

UNISON’s national nursing officer Stuart Tuckwood has returned to the NHS for the fight against COVID-19. First, he explained what the union is doing to support its health members

Lack of protective equipment for health and social care staff is “a crisis within a crisis”

Joint union statement calls on ministers to protect those on the health frontline

University agrees pay for zero-hours staff

Union welcomes move by City, University of London, to protect incomes of outsourced catering staff

COVID-19 housing help ‘doesn’t go far enough,’ says UNISON

The union welcomes help announced so far by the government, but calls for further action during the pandemic

Promises of protective equipment alone won’t keep people safe, says UNISON

All public sector workers facing a virus threat should have the kit they need

Care workers put at risk by lack of face masks and basic safety kit, says UNISON

Coordinated response needed to protect anxious staff

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UNISON continues to push the government over PPE

NHS England provides assurances on access that union has been calling for

Unions announce COVID-19 support for nursing students

The agreements negotiated mean student nurses who are more experienced will be able to help where they can, be paid and have this work count towards their learning.

Free parking is an important recognition of vital health workers, says UNISON

Cost will be one less worry for stretched staff