UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries
Exorbitant hospital parking charges have increasingly become the norm in England because the NHS is so starved of funds.
It is simply horrific. It’s unlikely that such a distressing situation would have happened had the service remained in-house.
This whole policy has been a damaging distraction. Valuable resources that could have gone on improving care have been wasted.
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
Members at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS trust started a five-day strike today – here’s why, their own words
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
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.
Brexit has made many European nationals feel decidedly unwelcome
Last year in England physical assaults on NHS staff rose by nearly 10% compared to 2015/16, according to new figures published today (Tuesday) by UNISON and HSJ. The figures were obtained following a Freedom of Information (FoI) request – submitted by HSJ working on behalf of UNISON – to all the 244 NHS trusts in […]