Members urged to discover what the offer means for them – and to vote by 5 June
March was a momentous month for UNISON members – not least because of a proposed revamp of NHS pay that could benefit a million health workers.
‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.
Over a million hospital porters, 999 call handlers, healthcare assistants, nurses, midwives and other NHS staff across England are being offered long overdue pay rises of between 6.5% and 29% over the next three years, say health unions today (Wednesday). Under the proposed agreement – reached after months of negotiation between the unions, NHS employers […]
Only 31% of NHS staff were satisfied with their level of pay in 2017
It’s highly damaging that so many nurses are leaving the NHS so soon after qualifying.
Talks about the much-needed review of the NHS pay structure and the decent wage rise can now begin.
The government has shifted on NHS pay, but there could still be a sting in the tail
NHS employees as a whole are struggling to survive on just their basic pay.
‘NHS staff and their families need a pay award that stops the rot’
NHS unions are today (Friday) breaking with tradition and submitting a pay claim directly to the government on behalf of more than one million health workers across the UK. In a letter to the Chancellor, 14 health unions including UNISON, the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Midwives, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, […]
Selling off NHS Professionals would have been ‘completely counterproductive and bad for patients and staff,’ union says
UNISON is today (Thursday) calling on the government to lift the restrictions and give the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) an open remit so it can be truly independent after ‘shameful’ vote to keep the pay cap. Government MPs missed the opportunity to award a long overdue pay rise to public sector workers including paramedics, […]
With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos
In response to NHS Providers calling for an end to pay restraint for staff, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Action is needed now to stop staff leaving the NHS. Hospitals will struggle to keep skilled workers unless they’re rewarded with a decent wage rise and soon. “It’s patients who will suffer unless there are […]