Analysing the government data on why NHS staff quit their jobs
‘I was a bit nervous about coming out on strike, but we’ve all stood together and supported each other,’ says Carol, a domestic at Wrightington, Wigan and Leight NHS Trust
Responding to the NHS Improvement report on the performance of the NHS in England in 2017-18 published today (Thursday), UNISON deputy head of health Helga Pile said: “Under pressure, underfunded and understaffed – the NHS is caught between a rock and a hard place. “While the number of people using the NHS has sky rocketed, […]
Changes to regional structures should provide the opportunity for the various parts of the NHS to get back to closer working
Any future financial settlement for the NHS must factor in the costs of having a fairly rewarded and growing workforce
Inadequate funding means services and staff are stretched to the limit
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh hospital staff strike for 48 hours over plans to outsource their jobs to wholly owned private company
UNISON highlighted the huge risks in these ambitious plans from the outset.
An awareness day highlighting the contribution of operating department practitioners (ODPs) to patient care will take place on Monday (14 May), UNISON has announced. The first National ODP’s Day will be marked across the country with activities including operating theatre tours, bake sales, and careers talks at schools. The College of Operating Department Practitioners (CODP), […]
Health staff will be relieved to know they no longer have to act as immigration officers on the wards.
NHS trust’s plans to move jobs and workers to its own private company sees 89% vote for strike – in a 79% turn-out
Brexit has made many European nationals feel decidedly unwelcome
Healthcare assistants (HCAs) are being expected to do the work of nurses without adequate training or proper supervision, according to survey results published today (Wednesday) by UNISON. Nearly two thirds (63%) say they are being left to care for patients without enough support from doctors and nurses. The impact is that almost two in five […]