The numbers behind NHS pay

How does pay affect staffing levels? How does staffing affect patient care? A look at what the stats tell us about NHS pay

Sara Gorton with pickets in Wakefield

Strikes are serious in Yorkshire

… as UNISON head of health Sara Gorton knows, but there is also always time for a laugh

Ambulance emergency workers picket at 220 Waterloo Road

Five ways that you can support Monday’s NHS strikers

Want to support our NHS strikers? Below are five ways you can show your solidarity with UNISON members on picket lines next week

Staff at 'NICE' Manchester, on strike on Tuesday 17 Jan 2023

Blog: NICE and NHS staff are for life, not just for COVID

“We went on strike because the NHS will only last as long as there are folk with the faith to fight for it. NICE staff and our NHS colleagues are those folk”

Staff with expert view of NHS crisis to strike over pay and staffing

Government must move on wages

Picket line at Waterloo ambulance station with UNISON head of health Sara Gorton

The streets of London – pictures from the picket lines

On Wednesday’s day of industrial action in the ambulance service, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton toured pickets throughout the capital

Ambulance picket in Bristol with UNISON flag

Through sun and rain – on the picket lines in Bristol

A chance to look back at a day on the picket lines in the South West

Christina McAnea with pickets in York – including a baby

#PutNHSpayright – all the news with our rolling report

Check back throughout the day to see what’s happening around the regions as strikes begin across the ambulance service in England

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Ambulance workers will walk out on Wednesday – and I’ll be out on the picket with them

Our members’ livelihoods, and the future of our NHS, are always worth fighting for

Screengrab of Christina McAnea thanking those who took strike action on Wednesday 21 December

General secretary thanks strikers

Christina McAnea’s says public support is on the union’s side

Striking health workers outside The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK.

In my Liverpool home – on the picket lines in Merseyside

Our photographer was in the city to catch a flavour of the day