CODP issues advice on invasive procedures guidance

Guidance provides specific advice for developing local workforce standards and the professional responsibilities of Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs)

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. […]