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

NHS Earnings Max – get your resources on the UNISON Organising Space

Make sure your NHS employer is getting it right when it comes to our members’ take-home pay

NHS pause of ‘subcos’ long overdue

This whole policy has been a damaging distraction. Valuable resources that could have gone on improving care have been wasted.

Bolton members vote to strike over pay equality

Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco

UNISON launches national staff and patient safety survey

Nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, NHS students, ambulance workers, therapists, and administrative, facilities and technical staff across the UK are being asked to record how their shift goes tomorrow (Tuesday) for UNISON’s annual staff safety survey. The survey findings, which the union hopes will shed light on the safety and well-being of staff and patients across […]

Get ready for UNISON’s annual NHS staff survey

The survey aims to take a snapshot of life working in the NHS on a single day – and this year, it’s open to all health service staff

NHS England right not to make flu jab compulsory

While it makes sense for staff to be encouraged to get the flu jab, no-one should feel that they have no option but to have it

Photo of entrance to Salisbury district hospital, with ambulance in the driveway

UNISON calls on Salisbury NHS trust to rethink wholly owned subsidiary plans

UNISON warns that outsourcing hospital staff will create two-tier workforce as trust starts a month of consultations

‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans

Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company

Bolton hospital workers’ pay ballot opens

Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity

Bolton hospital workers to ballot on action for pay parity

Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise

two hospital chefs

Do you know a health hero and want to make sure they’re recognised?

Nominations for the 2018 Our Health Heroes, honouring the vital work done by NHS support staff, are now open and close on 16 September

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan

Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings