Rise still leaves the NHS short of what’s needed
UNISON is urging MPs to highlight the urgent need for substantial investment in education and training for nurses and other healthcare staff. The call comes ahead of a special debate later today (Wednesday) in Parliament on the future of nurse education funding that, the union says, has been severely hit by cuts. The […]
UNISON members Michelle and Rachel are hoping a new law will help the thousands of people in desperate need of an organ transplant
Brexit has made many European nationals feel decidedly unwelcome
The House of Commons Health Committee publishes a report on the nursing workforce
It’s highly damaging that so many nurses are leaving the NHS so soon after qualifying.
NHS employees as a whole are struggling to survive on just their basic pay.
The media is full of reports that we are in, or heading towards, a nursing crisis. That is to say, a huge shortage of them. But are we really? We dive into the data to find out.
New figures reveal nursing shortages hit further as Brexit vote sees numbers applying from the EU fall
UNISON health delegates hear moving proof of the value of the bursary for student nurses
Nominations are open for the UNISON-sponsored Jean Atkinson award for outstanding healthcare assistant (closing date 21 April)
UNISON will run its sixth annual safe NHS staffing levels survey on 7 February and is asking all members in the nursing family to take part
Nurses and midwives warned that lapses will mean losing their registration and put their ability to work at risk
Wednesday 12 October 2016 For immediate release Nursing associates should not be nurses on the cheap, says UNISON Responding to the announcement today (Wednesday) by Health Education England that more than 2,000 people will be trained as nursing associates over the coming months, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “These new roles could help […]