A UNISON investigation has found that parking outside work is becoming more and more of a problem for NHS staff in England. “I have been nursing for 38 years and I am getting stressed and angry as I leave for work wondering if I will get parked” – UNISON member We found that: Staff are […]
UNISON members Michelle and Rachel are hoping a new law will help the thousands of people in desperate need of an organ transplant
Analysing the government data on why NHS staff quit their jobs
‘I was a bit nervous about coming out on strike, but we’ve all stood together and supported each other,’ says Carol, a domestic at Wrightington, Wigan and Leight NHS Trust
Responding to the NHS Improvement report on the performance of the NHS in England in 2017-18 published today (Thursday), UNISON deputy head of health Helga Pile said: “Under pressure, underfunded and understaffed – the NHS is caught between a rock and a hard place. “While the number of people using the NHS has sky rocketed, […]
Inadequate funding means services and staff are stretched to the limit
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh hospital staff strike for 48 hours over plans to outsource their jobs to wholly owned private company
An awareness day highlighting the contribution of operating department practitioners (ODPs) to patient care will take place on Monday (14 May), UNISON has announced. The first National ODP’s Day will be marked across the country with activities including operating theatre tours, bake sales, and careers talks at schools. The College of Operating Department Practitioners (CODP), […]
Health staff will be relieved to know they no longer have to act as immigration officers on the wards.
NHS trust’s plans to move jobs and workers to its own private company sees 89% vote for strike – in a 79% turn-out
April may have started with the Easter holidays but there was no rest for UNISON staff, activists and members. And there was only one issue on everyone’s mind – pay.
‘Zero tolerance should mean zero tolerance’, health delegates are told
An FOI request reveals the amount spent by NHS trusts on consultants
Commenting on the latest statistics for A&E attendances and admissions for February, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The latest data shows just how punishing the winter months are proving for the NHS. Last month was the worst on record. Yet the figures don’t include the added difficulties staff faced when freezing conditions began […]