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 […]
The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign. And that was just in January. Here are our ‘high 5’ highlights
Unless you’ve been truly hibernating so far this year, you will have heard that thousands of NHS operations have been cancelled. But what is the NHS winter crisis?
Shortage of staff and lack of funding is the real threat to the NHS
The NHS is under unsustainable pressure and the government needs to take action
Being able to feed their families, afford dental treatment, repair their cars or pay off debts are some of the things that health workers could afford if the government gave them a decent pay rise, according to a survey released today (Sunday) by UNISON. UNISON says the findings expose the financial hardship suffered by NHS […]
Talks about the much-needed review of the NHS pay structure and the decent wage rise can now begin.
The government has shifted on NHS pay, but there could still be a sting in the tail