Vote for your health heroes

‘Now, more than ever, it’s vitally important that the work of the entire NHS family is recognised and celebrated’, says UNISON

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Recruiting Students into UNISON – Frequently Asked Questions

What does my student membership cost?  Just £10 per year.  Included in that fee is:  Access to UNISON student network  20% off Oxford University Press  40% off subscription to Nursing Times here  UNISON membership deals – insurance, dental plans, holidays, cars  Confidential and financial assistance from UNISON’s welfare charity ’There For You’  Professional Services Unit (PSU) - Specialist help for registered healthcare professionals, providing support and representation    What do I pay if I am a trainee nurse associate?  TNAs are EMPLOYED by […]

health news on the UNISON National site.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a cleaner or a surgeon, the NHS is one team

UNISON’s One Team campaign gives NHS support staff the recognition they deserve

How the Home Office is risking lives in the NHS

Despite massive NHS staff shortages, healthcare workers have been forced to return to their home countries during the pandemic

UNISON prepares to mark One Team Day on 25 November

“One Team Day recognises and celebrates the vital role that everyone in the health team plays to ensure patients get the care they deserve”

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes government promise to improve hospital food

A victory in UNISON’s campaign for nutritious and affordable food for hospital workers

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON fights to save award-winning hospital catering

‘Outstanding’ hospital catering at Hitchingbrooke Hospital is under threat from North West Anglia NHS Trust decision

Article on the UNISON National site.
Close up photo of person wearing surgical face ma

Only weekly testing of NHS staff will stop the virus in its tracks

The government has failed to keep its many testing promises

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government ​visa charges

It’s perverse that ministers ignore the contribution of care and NHS support staff ​

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Scrapping of NHS surcharge for migrant health and care workers ‘long overdue’

Government should remove the charge for all migrant workers

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

“When I graduated as a nurse, I took an oath to serve and uphold my vocation, even if there are hardships. It is my calling, and I can’t run from it.”

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

Three stranded UNISON members are desperate to return to the UK to help their colleagues fight the pandemic

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

The unsung heroes of the operating room – and now the pandemic

ODP Day celebrates a little-known health professional

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

Voluntary redeployment at a COVID testing centre: ‘I’m proud to be part of the NHS family’

UNISON’s One Team campaign celebrates the almost half a million people that make up the support workforce of the NHS. During the current pandemic, the role these staff play in the health service is just as vital

‘I’m so proud’. Dave Prentis on the first weeks of the COVID-19 crisis

‘We know it’s not business as usual. We’re doing the best that we can, because our members deserve our protection’