Making the NHS a positive and friendly place for everyone

UNISON ‘proud’ to sponsor inaugural health BAME award as it launches Race for Equality campaign

Come rain or shine, UNISON’s on the case

July might have meant the start of the summer holidays proper, but UNISON and our members are still on the case

UNISON comments on new guidance for creation of NHS subsidiary companies

UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries

The last gift: working with organ donors

UNISON members Michelle and Rachel are hoping a new law will help the thousands of people in desperate need of an organ transplant

UNISON on changes at NHS England and NHS Improvement

Changes to regional structures should provide the opportunity for the various parts of the NHS to get back to closer working

NHS apprentices protected by new pay guidance

UNISON will support branches with new guidance ‘to make it stick’ in the workplace

UNISON wins £70,000 pay-out for hospital cleaners

22 union members in Torquay receive damages after being made sick by hazardous chemical disinfectant

Do you know an outstanding healthcare assistant?

Nominations are open for the UNISON-sponsored Jean Atkinson award for outstanding healthcare assistant (closing date 21 April)

How safe is the staffing in your hospital?

UNISON will run its sixth annual safe NHS staffing levels survey on 7 February and is asking all members in the nursing family to take part

West Norfolk members get new resource centre

General secretary Dave Prentis opens new joint centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn

Tom Hart and Sir Alex Ferguson sitting talking in a cafe

When Sir Alex Ferguson met UNISON’s Tom Hart

Union steward and football legend feature in Scottish government lung cancer awareness film

section of poster with the title: don't look the other way

Nursing professionals ‘more likely to experience domestic abuse’

Cavell Trust research shows importance of union’s support for members as well as campaigning and negotiation on ‘an issue for everyone’

Are your NMC registration and payments up to date?

Nurses and midwives warned that lapses will mean losing their registration and put their ability to work at risk

John Flannery and fellow trade unionists pose with large cardboard version of Dying to Work charter

Health trust signs up to charter for workers with terminal illness

Southport and Ormskirk hospitals backs TUC Dying to Work campaign

UNISON member goes topless in Birmingham for public services

Liz Potter’s double mastectomy following breast cancer left her determined to speak up for the NHS