NHS employees as a whole are struggling to survive on just their basic pay.
Commenting on the NHS Providers’ report, There For You: A Better Future for the NHS Workforce, published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “This report hits the nail on the head. The NHS finds itself at the heart of a vicious circle. As demands on the health service grow, and pay continues to dive as prices soar, staff are understandably […]
Poverty pay should have no place in the NHS.
If more nurses continue to leave than join, staff-patient ratios will become even more dangerous
New November strike announced if hospital doesn’t withdraw threat to impose 12-hour shifts
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Porters taking action over management plans for 12-hour shifts appeal for donations to hardship fund
UNISON responds to the government’s health announcement
New UNISON survey of staff working in mental health services
Responding to the government’s announcement today (Tuesday) that it will increase the number of training places for nurses, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “It’s about time the government addressed the impact of their decision to scrap the nursing bursary. Young people have been put off training to become nurses because of this shortsighted policy. “UNISON […]
‘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, […]
MPs, Lords and the London Mayor back EU workers as UNISON members lobby Westminster