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

Another subco stopped before it’s started

UNISON members in Leicester celebrating after plans to move them out of the NHS are dropped

Meet our NHS

UNISON spent a day with hospital staff in Watford – and discovered the rainbow coalition of European-born workers who are making the NHS tick

The fight to save Chesterfield hospital

UNISON members are campaigning to stop their jobs being outsourced from Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation

Hollywood star Michael Sheen surprises the first person born in the NHS

To celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday, UNISON set up a very special meeting

strikers on the 30 June march with placards, banner and balloons

New strike dates announced in Wigan ‘subco‘ dispute

Strikers announce seven-day action beginning on 17 July in struggle to stay as NHS workers

March for the NHS – how it went down, in pictures

Thousands of people marched through central London to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, and show that they’re willing to fight for it

UNISON is busting out all over – our monthly highlights

June saw a number of highlights for the union and our members glisten in the early summer sunshine