Hospital workers in Wiltshire hold purple UNISON flags on the picket line

Health workers in South West celebrate double lump-sum victory

Successful strike action in Wiltshire and North Devon has secured a minimum £1,655 lump sum bonus for health workers

UNISON appoints new regional secretary in the South West

Winning a better deal for public services in the region and for the dedicated public servants that run them is top of my list.  

Ambulance picket in Bristol with UNISON flag

Through sun and rain – on the picket lines in Bristol

A chance to look back at a day on the picket lines in the South West

Devon Partnership NHS Trust sign UNISON’s Apprenticeship Charter

Devon Partnership NHS Trust signs UNISON’s apprenticeships charter

The charter provides the tools for well funded, high quality apprenticeships that lead to meaningful jobs

Bristol health branch helps show racists the red card

‘People voiced exactly how they felt. They pulled no punches’

Care workers win in Bath

Care and health workers have been told that their roles will be returning to Bath and North East Somerset Council

UNISON helps University of Bath win living wage accreditation

More than 300 staff will gain as area’s second-largest employer makes the move

Care workers strike against pay cuts

Some 120 UNISON members in Bath and north east Somerset take action over employers’ ‘work-for-free’ proposals

Wigan hospital workers vote for strike ballot

Wigan NHS members reject plans to transfer them to wholly-owned subsidiary company

UNISON secures employment tribunal win for careers advisers

UNISON has won a hard fought victory for workers in the careers service against Prospects Limited

UNISON and Cormac representatives with signed charter

South West care company signs Ethical Care Charter

Cornish care company Cormac has signed up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter, the first in the South West to do so

Living wage win for Bath University workers

All workers at the University of Bath – both staff and workers on outsourced contracts – receive the living wage from 1 April after two-year campaign by unions and students

Cornwall council agrees to pay the living wage

Cornwall Council has agreed to pay the living wage to staff, giving many workers a welcome boost

£75m Cornish NHS privatisation plan scrapped

Strong and sustained union campaigning pays off as plans to privatise £75m of NHS services in Cornwall are scrapped

UNISON welcomes Dorset decision on pathology services

UNISON South West has welcomed Dorset County Hospital trust board’s decision to keep pathology services in-house