‘The fight for our lowest-paid members will underpin all we do’

UNISON health conference debate sees passionate commitment to campaign to defend Agenda for Change and improve it

female cleaner in a hospital

Seven-day NHS needs resourcing across the whole healthcare team

Debate should not focus only on doctors and nurses say delegates at UNISON’s health conference in Brighton

Unsocial hours payments: our position is clear

Government warned: ‘if you come for them, we will take industrial action’

‘We will support the junior doctors in this fight – and we will win’

Health delegates and Dave Prentis join junior doctors’ picket line and rally in Brighton

‘The core of our NHS? Compassion’

Professor Michael West tells UNISON health conference that compassion and the one-team approach are key

Enough is enough

It was a huge pleasure to address our health conference this morning. It’s a special event that I return to each year, and which inspires me every time. Not just because it’s a great event that shows what great work our union does in the health sector, but also because it provides a crucial platform […]

‘The NHS saved my life,’ Dave Prentis tells conference

General secretary uses health conference to deliver personal message of thanks to NHS

£35k migrant worker minimum salary doesn’t add up for NHS workers

NHS staffing crisis worsened by government migrant rules

Give operational staff access to training

Conference demands training for undervalued ancillary, admin and clerical workers

Pride in our union and the One Team that runs our NHS

General secretary, shadow health secretary and service group chair unite to sing praises of NHS and its workers

‘Don’t government claims to be protecting NHS make you sick?’

Not one person in the NHS believes £22bn cuts by 2020 are achievable, delegates hear as UNISON health conference gets under way in Brighton

Dave Prentis: Ambulance workers to be balloted over pay

Ambulance staff, including paramedics, are to be balloted over whether they would be prepared to take industrial action over pay, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis announced today (Monday). Speaking on the eve of the all-out junior doctors’ strike, he warned they will be next on the picket line unless Jeremy Hunt honours promises made a […]

two hospital chefs

UNISON vows to stand up for members over ‘savings’ review

Union presents interim research into Carter Review recommendations on English NHS as health conference opens