Staff to lead climate change response
Rise still leaves the NHS short of what’s needed
New film highlights appointment frustration felt by millions
Some people in need not seen for nearly two years
Ambulances queuing outside A&E departments have become a common and distressing sight. It’s frustrating for crews who need to be on their way to the next emergency call and worrying for patients waiting to be seen.
Our NHS is not for sale
UNISON has today (Wednesday) announced the dates for strikes and industrial action by health and social services staff in Northern Ireland. Workers represented by the union voted overwhelmingly earlier this month to take action over safe staffing levels and pay parity. Health staff in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain. Waiting lists […]
Workers should stay within NHS, survey shows
Responding to the latest NHS England data published today (Thursday) showing A&E waiting times are the worst ever, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Patients left in agony on trolleys for hours and poorly visitors waiting for hours in A&E, forced to sit on floors because of a lack of chairs, has become the new normal. “Years […]
The ballot concentrated on safe staffing levels and pay parity, as health workers in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain.
Most Compass employees earn minimum wage, yet work with NHS colleagues paid more for same jobs
Stuart Tuckwood has been appointed UNISON’s national nursing officer to help the union promote and defend the interests of nurses. He took up the position this month (September). A registered adult nurse, Stuart spent the past five years at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where he worked in major trauma rehabilitation and later as a charge […]
Workers should not be saddled with debt for years because of the blunders of a company
But voters should be wary of cynical pledges and gimmicks.
Organ donation week is now on and runs until Sunday 8 September and a change in the law will affect us all