There must be no blurred lines between volunteers and NHS staff

Volunteers shouldn’t take the place of paid employees in the NHS

Margaret Canavan – a true health hero

Belfast ward housekeeper and UNISON member named ‘operational support worker of the year’ at prestigious awards ceremony

Free and based on need? Not for everyone

From December, people coming from outside Europe to work in public services and the wider economy will have to pay £400 a year for the duration of their work visa, per person and in advance, for themselves and their family to use the NHS if they fall ill or are injured – UNISON is campaigning against this NHS surcharge

Celebrating 20 years of ‘trade unionism and socialism in action’

Dave Prentis joins NHS Credit Union birthday celebration in Glasgow

UNISON comments on health think-tank joint briefing into staffing shortfall in the NHS

Instead of investing in staffing, ministers introduced restrictive immigration policies and cut training budgets, all of which end up costing the NHS more than necessary in the long term

‘We can’t sleepwalk into another Windrush’

MPs voice cross-party support for protecting the rights of all five million EU and UK citizens threatened by Brexit

New strategy to tackle violence in the NHS welcome, says UNISON

No-one should be abused or attacked at work

Hospital workers celebrate as iFM Bolton agrees to pay NHS rates in full

The victory in Bolton should send a strong signal to any NHS trusts who think creating a wholly owned subsidiary will allow them to short-change their staff over pay

Extortionate parking charges and fines for health staff, patients and visitors must stop, says UNISON

Exorbitant hospital parking charges have increasingly become the norm in England because the NHS is so starved of funds.

Bolton hospital staff strike today and tomorrow for NHS pay

‘I’ve never had to go on strike before, but we’re all standing together and I’m not scared’ – hospital domestic Andrea Lea

Body parts stockpiling shows why crucial NHS services should never be privatised

It is simply horrific. It’s unlikely that such a distressing situation would have happened had the service remained in-house.

Bolton hospital workers vow to go ahead with strike next week

Outsourced ‘subco’ workers reject latest pay offer as still below NHS pay

The NHS needs a Labour government

Under a Labour government the NHS and the dedicated people that work for it would at long last receive the proper investment and respect they deserve.

NHS cleaners win pay parity battle at Basildon Hospital

Outsourced staff were transferred back in house two years ago, but kept on minimum wage

Bolton hospital staff to stage 48-hour strike for pay parity

Strike by ‘subco’ staff will start on 11 October