UNISON Northern Ireland warns of care home crisis

Closures of care homes increasing as private firms run into trouble

Labour Conference: Stopping and reversing the failed experiment of privatisation

Only by bringing the party back together, can we build better public services for all. Only by bringing the party back together can we ensure decent pay for our public service champions.

Unhealthy development: How DfID promotes health privatisation

UNISON is calling on DFID to reassess its health strategy and end its support for private healthcare schemes. Instead it should focus on the eradication of poverty, through support for quality public healthcare systems

Government told to think again on promoting private healthcare

UNISON report shows up role of Department for International Development in promoting healthcare privatisation to some of the world’s poorest countries

UNISON will promote ‘public interest test’ to combat outsourcing

Union remains committed to stopping the march of privatisation of public services

Delegates vow to fight against social work privatisation

Delegates queue up to reveal the scale of the crisis affecting a vital service

23 June: five key questions on the EU referendum

When you’re considering how to vote in the EU referendum later this month, here are five key points to have in mind

Privatisation: one of the greatest scourges of our NHS

Our union has always fought to defend our publicly-funded health service, free at the point of delivery. As long as that is under threat, we have to make sure the government hear our voices loudly and clearly – not just on World Health Day, but all year round.

Our Services Our Say – and UNISON members at the sharp end

UNISON has always argued that public services must stay public unless there is an evidenced ‘public interest case’ to prove otherwise. So we welcome the Our Services Our Say campaign which puts the case forward about the fundamental importance of public services to society and communities.

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MPs warned of short-termist threat to NHS support roles

NHS needs to operate as one team in the interests of joined-up, high-quality patient care

How Osborne’s Fake ‘Living Wage’ Could Trap Many in Poverty

The government are introducing a ‘national living wage’, but beware – it won’t pay people what they need to earn to live on.

‘There is an alternative to austerity’

UNISON general secretary uses Labour conference to call for an end to the cuts, privatisation and pay freezes that are ‘destroying lives’

UNISON general secretary and president send message to members striking today in Barnet

Today, in north London, hundreds of council workers are taking a stand against privatisation

Handing over millions of patients records to a private company is ‘reckless and wrong’ says UNISON

UNISON has today (Monday) strongly condemned the government’s decision to award primary care support services – one of the largest NHS contracts worth £1bn over ten years – to outsourcing giant Capita.

Support the Barnet Council members

Branches asked to make financial donations and send messages of supprt to the UNISON members currently locked in a bitter dispute with Barnet Council