Publish workforce plan now to get NHS back on track, says UNISON 

The NHS is in a dire state because it’s thousands and thousands of staff short.

Third day of NHS strikes in Northern Ireland

Thousands of UNISON members in the six arm’s length bodies of the health trust have walked out today, including staff at the NI ambulance service.

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

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Why won’t the chancellor resolve the NHS strike?

Jeremy Hunt knows knows what’s needed, so why isn’t he acting?

Waterloo picket from 11 January with ad van in the background

From the frontline to the breadline – NHS strike rolling report

Follow here for news and views on the latest day of NHS industrial action

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

Pickets around a brazier, with an ambulance in the background, in December NHS strike, at Edmonton, London

I’m a paramedic – here’s why I’m striking

‘We’re doing it out of necessity: not just for ourselves, but for the future of the NHS’

UNISON Ambulance workers on a picket line, 21st December 2022

Five ways to support our NHS strikers

Want to support our ambulance workers? Below are five ways you can show your solidarity with UNISON members on picket lines this Wednesday

Christina McAnea

Blog: We’re ready to talk on pay

As the prime minister promises to create “better-paid jobs”, UNISON is still waiting for him to talk to us about pay in the NHS

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

Ambulance strikers with Christina McAnea and a baby at Deptford

London calling – a look back at yesterday’s strike in the capital

UNISON members across the country were out in force for yesterday’s NHS strikes. We take a photographic look back at events in the capital

Christina McAnea at the Waterloo ambulance station, with pickets

Rolling report: #PutNHSpayright

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

Purple rectangle with 'I SUPPORT NHS STAFF ON STRIKE' in white and green capital letters, over three lines. Below in the bottom left corner, it says: 'PUT NHS PAY RIGHT' in smaller white and green capital letters on three lines. In the bottom right corner is the UNISON logo

Supporting NHS members on strike

With industrial action set for tomorrow in England, here’s how to offer solidarity