UNISON member wins award for ‘operational services excellence’ at NHS England Windrush Awards to mark 70th anniversary of NHS
Changes to regional structures should provide the opportunity for the various parts of the NHS to get back to closer working
UNISON highlighted the huge risks in these ambitious plans from the outset.
‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.
Selling off NHS Professionals would have been ‘completely counterproductive and bad for patients and staff,’ union says
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 […]
UNISON delegates agree: we can’t have integration ‘on the cheap’
With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos
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 […]
Two years of joint union work with employers sees agreement on Agenda for Change Band 6 job profile for ambulance paramedics
The NHS is continually criticised by its government regulator for being in the red – but it’s the beleaguered services that really matter
But UNISON warns that ‘there is little left to cut’
Staff are ‘rightly anxious’ about the implications of cost-cutting pressure on trusts
UNISON has today (Thursday) welcomed the decision by NHS England to shut the Strategic Projects Team (SPT) consultancy. The union has called on the government to learn from mistakes made by the consultants in the past, and reverse the trend towards NHS privatisation. UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “The SPT has been associated […]