UNISON members join London march for the NHS

Now is its time of need: the NHS needs us and we cannot be found wanting, vice-president Carol Sewell tells demonstration

UNISON responds to National Audit Office ambulance service report

Responding to the National Audit Office report published today (Thursday) on NHS ambulance services, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “Across the entire NHS, the picture is the same. There’s simply not enough money to cope with growing demand. “The lack of investment in social care means ambulance and other NHS emergency services are […]

Vote for your health hero

24 regional finalists named in search for unsung heroes of the NHS

NHS students overburdened by extra work and rising debt, says UNISON

Two thirds of NHS students have been forced to take work on top of their studies to supplement their income, according to a new report from UNISON published today (Friday). Healthcare students are lobbying their MPs at constituency surgeries today to press their case for adequate funding during their studies. The proportion of nursing and […]

UNISON welcomes halt to mental health trust’s pension sacrifice plan

Trust’s management withdraws plans to offer more pay to nurses if they sacrifice pension contributions

Yorkshire ambulance paramedics win pay rise

Agreement reached on regrading to reflect paramedics’ skills as UNISON prepared for industrial action ballot

UNISON set to present Betsi Cadwaladr findings to health board

UNISON Cymru/Wales is to present the findings of its thorough review of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to the senior management team at a board meeting today. UNISON’s North Wales health branch pro-actively initiated a listening exercise to discover the extent of problems across the board’s hospitals in the […]

Put people first, Northern Ireland health minister urged

UNISON calls for minister to put the health of the people first in reorganisation

Prentis warns of austerity’s risk to peace in Northern Ireland

General secretary takes ‘strong message of support’ to Belfast as latest group of health workers begin ballot for action