One team in one NHS – stop NHS subsidiary companies

NHS staff are proud to be part of one team working for an organisations with a common purpose. But NHS subsidiary companies threaten to divide the health service into little boxes. UNISON is campaigning to keep our health service united. What are NHS subsidiary companies? “Subcos” as they are sometimes called, are independent organisations that […]

Respect our Porters

Porters at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have notified the Trust that they are taking further action from 6pm on Friday 3rd November until 6am on Monday 6th November 2017. Alan Doyle & Greg Ticehurst are the UNISON Representatives from the department and explain the issue below: “We are in dispute because […]

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Pay Up Now for the South West

It’s time public sector workers got a pay rise. Since 2010, dedicated staff have endured a pay freeze, and then a 1% cap. The result? Public sector salaries haven’t even nearly kept up with the cost of living, putting the squeeze on family budgets year on year. We’re calling on the government to Pay Up […]

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Care not cost

Save Somerset’s much-valued learning disability service from a cuts package that will hit standards of care