Junior doctors and ambulance workers are saying the same thing

Perhaps the health secretary doesn’t realise how important trust is for working people negotiating with their employers. But as Britain’s largest health union, we’re looking on with real concern at his behaviour, imposing contracts that junior doctors don’t want and failing to deliver on his commitments to ambulance workers.

‘We will support the junior doctors in this fight – and we will win’

Health delegates and Dave Prentis join junior doctors’ picket line and rally in Brighton

UNISON Cymru/Wales extends solidarity to junior doctors

Cymru/Wales regional secretary notes Welsh doctors are not striking because the Welsh government values them

Enough is enough

It was a huge pleasure to address our health conference this morning. It’s a special event that I return to each year, and which inspires me every time. Not just because it’s a great event that shows what great work our union does in the health sector, but also because it provides a crucial platform […]

UNISON condemns imposition of contract on junior doctors

Responding to the announcement today (Thursday) that the government is to impose a new contract on junior doctors, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is a cynical move by Jeremy Hunt and is a disaster for NHS industrial relations. It’s also proof that the government regards the views of hardworking NHS staff as worthless. […]

UNISON stands behind the junior doctors

UNISON stands behind the junior doctors as they stand up for their rights at work and for patient safety, but unfortunately these attacks will come as no surprise to student nurses

UNISON says junior doctors have its full support

Commenting on the second day of strike action by junior doctors over threatened cuts to the pay they get for working at weekends and at nights, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Hunt has singlehandedly managed to publically alienate vital medical professionals who now feel they have no choice but to take strike action […]

UNISON supports industrial action by junior doctors

UNISON is backing strike action announced today (Thursday) by junior doctors who oppose changes to their contracts being proposed by the government. It follows a ballot of more than 37,000 junior medics represented by the British Medical Association (BMA). They have voted unanimously in favour of three days of action in England next month. UNISON […]

Medical staff need our support

UNISON is urging members and the public to support junior doctors