Put people first, Northern Ireland health minister urged

UNISON calls for minister to put the health of the people first in reorganisation

UNISON launches #ChooseWellChampion campaign in ‘groundbreaking initiative’

Largest NHS union puts its weight behind Welsh government’s Choose Well call

700,000 joiners shows our strength, Prentis tells health conference

General secretary tells West Midlands activists: unions are as relevant today as they ever were – ‘when times are tough, we show our strength’

two hospital chefs

UNISON takes One Team NHS campaign to Parliament

Union calls on MPs to sign up to Early Day Motion and back the campaign backing healthcare support workers in the NHS

Count all staff and their roles, UNISON tells NHS

The NHS needs to value and recognise all its staff and the work they do

UNISON warns of staff exodus as two-thirds plan to leave the NHS

Low pay and staff shortages driving NHS staff to consider quitting the service

What’s it like to be a healthcare student?

UNISON is asking students to take part in an online survey to gather evidence about their experience on placements and at university, and how it affects them and their family

The government is to blame for the situation at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, says UNISON

Commenting on the news today (Tuesday) that Addenbrooke’s Hospital has been placed into special measures, U‎NISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is a shocking indictment of the government’s cavalier attitude towards the NHS, that a hospital like Addenbrooke’s – with its world class reputation – should find itself in special measures. “A persistent underfunding […]

Government’s claim of pay rise in NHS all smoke and mirrors says UNISON

UNISON has today slammed the government over a Treasury letter to the chair of the public sector Pay Review Bodies (PRB) – including the NHS PRB – which stated that not all staff will get a pay rise as promised in the Summer budget. UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “It is clear from this […]

Dave Prentis cuts ribbon in front of resource centre, surrounded by members

General secretary opens UNISON shop in new Glasgow hospital

Let’s work together to make this new hospital a success,” general secretary Dave Prentis said as he opened a new UNISON shop in Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

UNISON Wales launches review after special measures move

UNISON Cymru/Wales has launched a review of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in the wake of allegations of historic abuse and the imposition of special measures by the Welsh government. All UNISON health care members in the area have been asked to complete a questionnaire about their working […]

UNISON takes concerns over health and care regulators fee-setting processes to the Professional Standard Authority

UNISON has raised its concerns with the Professional Standard Authority (PSA) over the ‘lack of consistency and safeguards’ in the way regulators set registration fees, today (Friday).

UNISON takes concerns over health and care regulators fee-setting processes to the Professional Standard Authority

UNISON has raised its concerns with the Professional Standard Authority (PSA) over the ‘lack of consistency and safeguards’ in the way regulators set registration fees, today (Friday). UNISON national officer Helga Pile said: “The way fee increases have been handled by several regulators recently is questionable and has caused a lot of outrage among professionals. […]