Wes Streeting MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, speaking to a nurse while visiting the Cambridge Practice in Aldershot, Hampshire, UK. Photo©Steve Forrest/Workers’ Photos

Wes Streeting: The man who can

The shadow health and social care secretary has one of the most daunting tasks should Labour gain power in Westminster. Who is he, and how will he fix such huge issues?

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Health conference: Divided we fall

Debate turned to terms and conditions within the Agenda for Change framework in Brighton on Tuesday afternoon

Health: ‘The government treats us like April fools’ on pay

Pay dominated proceedings at health conference, today, with the upcoming UNISON consultation top of the agenda

Health conference 2024, Brighton photo stunt in solidarity with Palestinian health workers

Conference stands with Palestinian health workers

Richard Pyle from Medical Aid for Palestinians spoke to health conference detailing the harrowing situation in Gaza, where 484 healthcare workers have been killed

A new deal for health staff

Union continues to stand up for healthcare assistants, admin staff and paramedics with a range of practical support

One Team Awards

The 2024 One Team Award winners

UNISON’s One Team Awards honour the work of NHS support staff. This year’s winners – a payroll officer, a hospital domestic and a chef – share what the recognition means to them

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Helga Pile

UNISON opinion: Let’s talk about flex

By embracing flexible working in the NHS, we are setting ourselves on the path to a happier, healthier workforce and a better service for patients

Abena Oppong-Asare MP stands with UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea

Shadow women’s health minister: ‘The NHS is amazing, but it was built for men’

Abena Oppong-Asare MP outlined her vision for public health after speaking at UNISON’s annual women’s conference

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Blog: Mentoring matters more than ever for nurses

UNISON nursing officer, Stuart Tuckwood, explains the importance of – and argues for – a renewed focus on mentoring programmes for newly registered nurses

Behind the scenes of a successful insourcing campaign

UNISON members at a London NHS trust explain how they won their insourcing campaign – and the many benefits

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Overseas nurses gather at their annual seminar in UNISON centre

Overseas nurses gather for ‘empowering’ day

This year’s overseas nurses’ network seminar allowed members to engage with leaders in the nursing sectors about their priorities for overseas nurses

UNISON officer and activist recognised by health journal

Helga Pile and May Parsons were placed in the top 10 most influential Black people in English health by the Health Service Journal

Chris Akaluka introduces the More Than You Are exhibition

Second Much More Than You Are exhibition fights ‘bandism’

Chris Akaluka explains how the annual event was held at Newham University Hospital helps foster “unity, friendships and partnerships”

Odeth Richardson

Saluting our Sisters: Black History Month

This year’s Black History Month, in October, is themed ‘Saluting our Sisters’. UNISON is using the month to celebrate exceptional women working in health

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Health members in Northern Ireland to strike over lack of pay parity

Two-day action this week comes as members have yet to be made pay offer in absence of devolved government