New NHS community response teams show the need for social care investment, says UNISON

Solving problems caused by care underfunding

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

New low in A&E performance shows NHS needs urgent treatment

System struggling to cope even in a mild winter

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Say No 2 Subcos

Members working in the English NHS across the country have been fighting attempts by health trusts to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiaries

New charter sets out role for volunteers in supporting the NHS

Pioneering charter showing how volunteers can make a valuable contribution to the NHS in England, without undermining paid staff or affecting patient safety, is being launched today.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

New proposals could help protect the NHS from an uncertain world post-Brexit, says UNISON

Welcome for reforms which could remove NHS competition

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
Photo of entrance to Salisbury district hospital, with ambulance in the driveway

The English NHS pay deal – in six charts

A lot has been written about the NHS pay deal in England and what it will mean to individuals’ pay packets. But how does it affect staff at different stages of their career?

Article, P.S data on the UNISON National site.

Hospital parking: staff at some trusts paying 200 times more than others

Parking outside work is becoming more and more of a problem for NHS staff in England.

Article, P.S data on the UNISON National site.

Evelyn Beckley: ‘a shining example of hard-working NHS support staff’

UNISON member wins award for ‘operational services excellence’ at NHS England Windrush Awards to mark 70th anniversary of NHS

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

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

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to NAO report on Capita and NHS England 

UNISON highlighted the huge risks in these ambitious plans from the outset.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON puts major proposal for NHS pay to its members

‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.

UNISON welcomes government U-turn on selling NHS staffing agency

Selling off NHS Professionals would have been ‘completely counterproductive and bad for patients and staff,’ union says

Patients and staff ‘paying the price’ for Theresa May’s premiership, says UNISON

Commenting on NHS England statistics covering Theresa May’s first year as Prime Minister, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Thursday) said: “Patients are clearly paying the price for Theresa May’s time in Downing Street. Staff too are struggling to cope, delivering more with less while their pay lags ever further behind inflation. “It’s no surprise […]

photograph of Carol Sewell

Health and social care has suffered the ‘most austere’ decade ever

UNISON delegates agree: we can’t have integration ‘on the cheap’

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

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