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?

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.

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

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

UNISON responds to NAO report on Capita and NHS England 

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

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

Andy Burnham vows to end ‘callous culture’ of social care

The mayoral candidate for Great Manchester outlines plans for a fully-integrated health and social care service

Time to pay NHS staff for unpaid overtime, says UNISON

Commenting on the annual staff survey published today (Tuesday) by NHS England, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “There are simply too few staff to cope with the growing demands being made on the NHS. Many regularly stay past the end of their shifts, only too aware of the effect upon patients and colleagues […]

Paramedics’ skills and responsibilities recognised

Two years of joint union work with employers sees agreement on Agenda for Change Band 6 job profile for ambulance paramedics

A matter of life and death

The NHS is continually criticised by its government regulator for being in the red – but it’s the beleaguered services that really matter

ambulance workers

NHS commissioners on course for some ‘unpalatable’ decisions

But UNISON warns that ‘there is little left to cut’