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.
There’s a new breed of healthcare professional coming. Say hello to the nursing associate…
Selling off NHS Professionals would have been ‘completely counterproductive and bad for patients and staff,’ union says
Responding to government plans to provide an extra 10,000 training places for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “These new posts are nowhere near enough to make up for the number of UK and EU nurses and midwives leaving the NHS. “Staff shortages, huge workloads, the withdrawal of the nursing bursary and the […]
Responding to the House of Lords report on the long term sustainability of the NHS, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “The committee is right to say the NHS should be funded by the taxpayer and remain free at the point of delivery. “This is a damning but sadly accurate analysis of the state […]