Steep rise in reported assaults against NHS staff, says UNISON

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 […]

Living on a knife-edge – survey reveals what a pay rise would mean to NHS employees

Being able to feed their families, afford dental treatment, repair their cars or pay off debts are some of the things that health workers could afford if the government gave them a decent pay rise, according to a survey released today (Sunday) by UNISON. UNISON says the findings expose the financial hardship suffered by NHS […]

How are cuts affecting LGBT people and services?

UNISON commissions research on implications of public spending cuts

police community support officer speaking into a radio

‘Community policing is worth protecting and worth voting for’

UNISON releases latest survey showing effect of policing cuts on community support officers and neighbourhood policing in England and Wales

Trade Union Bill survey – your right to support at work is being attacked

We’d like to hear examples of how UNISON has had a positive impact, and how how we can do more – fill in our survey

UNISON relaunches stress survey

UNISON is calling on the union’s safety reps to get organised – and members to get involved -in this year’s European Health and Safety week. We want safety reps to ask members and non-members to identify the different ways in which work situations can affect their own personal health and wellbeing by filling in our stress survey […]

What’s it like to be a healthcare student?

UNISON is asking students to take part in an online survey to gather evidence about their experience on placements and at university, and how it affects them and their family