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

Magazine, UNISON on film on the Magazine site.
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

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

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

Clinical support workers set to strike for the first time in NHS history

‘We all love our jobs and are dedicated to our patients. But you have to stand up for what you believe in’

Fair Pay and Job Evaluations

This year the national job evaluation group are reviewing and refreshing the national nursing and midwifery profiles used in evaluating your NHS roles. We surveyed our nursing family last year to gain a full understanding of your role and how it has changed over time; so that we can ensure the new profiles accurately represent […]

Health conference stage background: a green themed graphic which says One Team Fighting for out future, a TV in front of the background shows a similar graphic with the same words.

Recruitment, retention and registration discussed at health conference

UNISON’s health conference finished with debates on a variety of motions with implications on recruitment and retention

Christina McAnea giving the keynote speech to UNISON's annual health conference in Bournemouth 2023

‘This deal puts money in members pay packets – and they voted decisively to accept it’

General secretary opens UNISON’s health conference, telling delegates: ‘What you do matters to everyone in this country. You are at the centre of the big political debate in our country’

Powerful anti-racism debate opens UNISON health conference

‘We are one team against racism, just as we are one team for patient care’

Graphic which says UNISON members vote to accept NHS pay offer in England

Decisive outcome as UNISON members vote to accept NHS pay offer in England

Almost three-quarters of health members voted to accept the offer with over 150,000 having their say

UNISON Northern Ireland pauses health strike after government offer of talks

Escalation of strike action ‘finally got the message through’

Christina McAnea speaks to a rally of health workers in NI

Government inaction means NI health strikes continue

Thousands of health workers Northern Ireland will walk out on Friday 31 March and 3 April after talks failed to progress dispute

Third day of NHS strikes in Northern Ireland

Thousands of UNISON members in the six arm’s length bodies of the health trust have walked out today, including staff at the NI ambulance service.