Vote for your health heroes

‘Now, more than ever, it’s vitally important that the work of the entire NHS family is recognised and celebrated’, says UNISON

‘I can’t afford to retire’ – why carers need a living wage

Three out of four care workers don’t earn the living wage. UNISON vice president Sian Stockham is one of them and she’s leading the national fight to raise carers’ pay

Carers need practical support more than applause

Applause and appreciation do not replace pay and practical support for our public service workers

Government must end poverty pay for care staff, says UNISON

Overwhelming public support for social care worker wage rise

Time for fair wage for social care workers on ‘forgotten frontline’, says new coalition       

Christina McAnea says immediate emergency support fund needed to guarantee wage boost for workers

A national care service is needed urgently to reform social care, says UNISON       

Christina McAnea says pandemic has highlighted need for urgent reform

Government breaks pledge to stop low-paid health and care staff paying twice to use the NHS

Boris Johnson promised a lifeline to low-paid workers then callously pulled it away

Migration Advisory Committee report exposes government’s muddled immigration plan

The sector needs to be properly funded and wages increased

Prentis urges Labour to commit to a ‘new deal’ for public services

UNISON’s general secretary calls today’s public service workers the ‘new giants’ of the labour movement

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Retired members’ committee announces care webinar

Online event will take the place of cancelled conference and will be centred around social care and the need for a national care service

Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government ​visa charges

It’s perverse that ministers ignore the contribution of care and NHS support staff ​

Care staff death rate a national scandal, says UNISON

Social care needs top-to-toe reform

Microscopic view of the Coronavirus

UNISON welcomes NI pledge on COVID sick pay

Department of Health will provide funding for care homes to pay staff 80% of their salary when on sick leave for coronavirus

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Blog: a long way to go on equal pay

On the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea looks at the fight we still face

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Care sector should look to the NHS for inspiration

We must grasp the chance to fix the broken care system