This is UNISON’s year of the disabled worker and the union is launching a new campaign to help members challenge disability discrimination in the NHS
Warning comes as an indicative industrial action ballot of health service members in England sees 77% say they’d take ‘sustained’ action over pay
UNISON National Officer for Nursing Stuart Tuckwood summarises of some of the most important topics we have worked on and discusses our contributions.
UNISON sponsors the ‘Team of the Year’ prize at the Nursing Times Awards. Find out more about this year’s winners!
Gamu Nyasoro, a registered nurse and East Midlands representative on UNISON’s National Nursing and Midwifery committee, writes about the potential pitfalls that await newly recruited nurses, what she and her branch have done to help them settle and how she has helped UNISON to develop a more structured programme of support.
Newly-registered nurse and UNISON Student Nurse Lead Joy O’Gorman talks about her transition into newly registered practice and discusses some of the work UNISON has been doing to secure better support.
Alison Leary is a Professor of healthcare and workforce modelling and researches the workforce and patient safety. She helped to found the recent campaign to protect the title of nurse in law. Here she writes about the campaign and why this issue is so important.
The story behind UNISON’s efforts to remedy a payroll error that was costing its health members money every time they went on holiday
West Midlands trust criticised for reimposing parking charges that were meant to be free during the pandemic
Health staff across the UK are entering a second day of campaigning, urging the government to give every NHS worker an early pay rise of at least £2,000
Staff deserve immediate wage lift from government
Home Office grants automatic extensions to health and care workers – and indefinite leave to remain to family of healthcare workers who die of COVID-19