The government must drop plans to cap overseas care staff numbers and act to stop employers exploiting those already working in the UK, says UNISON today (Tuesday).
UNISON is marking this year’s One Team Day, on Wednesday, with the launch of a new award aimed at honouring the whole NHS team.
Following the majority union vote in favour of accepting the government’s pay offer at the NHS staff council today (Tuesday), ministers and employers must ensure health workers get their money as soon as possible, says UNISON. UNISON head of health Sara Gorton, who chairs the union group on the NHS staff council, said: “NHS workers […]
UNISON head of health Sara Gorton comments on the NHS pay offer for 2022-23 and 2023-24.
Over 2,000 healthcare assistants in Bristol hospitals have been re-banded from Band 2 to Band 3 and received up to £4,000 backpay after a UNISON campaign.
UNISON staff and stewards were out on the road all week in the Bristol and Bath area with our very own organising van.
UNISON has written to ambulance service chiefs calling for urgent support for staff as services face unprecedented 999 call volumes and unsustainable demand from the public. The letter to Daren Mochrie, chair of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), says employers must act now tolimit the impact on the wellbeing and morale of staff, […]
A 3% offer for NHS staff was announced by the government this evening. The offer falls short of UNISON’s claim for £2,000 for every member of the NHS. UNISON’s health committee will meet to discuss the next steps. More follows.
People are being asked to stand on their doorsteps and balconies tonight (Thursday) to slow handclap the government over its proposal for a 1% pay rise for NHS staff. The public action – backed by UNISON, health unions and the TUC – is the latest step in the campaign to achieve fair pay for health […]
Unions representing NHS staff across the UK say the chancellor has let down hard-working health workers by failing to announce a pay rise for them in the Budget. UNISON head of health Sara Gorton, who also chairs the NHS group of unions, said: “The chancellor had a golden opportunity to show the government values exhausted […]
NHS workers in the South West have asked the chancellor to recognise the work they’ve done to protect lives and fund a decent pay rise in this week’s Budget, says UNISON today (Monday). More than 60,000 health care assistants, porters, operating theatre staff, nurses, caterers, ambulance staff, cleaners and members of the public across the UK have signed a letter to Rishi […]
Every November UNISON celebrates One Team Day. The goal? To celebrate everything that NHS staff have been doing behind the scenes day in day out, and this year – throughout a global pandemic.
Porters, kitchen staff and cleaners at Wiltshire’s six community hospitals face an uncertain future as Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust seeks to outsource the services, UNISON says today (Friday).
A pay claim submitted by UNISON to the government today would see of at least £2,000, for NHS staff, by the end of this year.
UNISON has launched a survey of NHS staff in hospitals, to get a fuller understanding of what is happening about free car parking for workers as the lockdown eases. Take the NHS Hospitals Car Parking survey Hospital parking has been free for NHS staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, while local authorities and private providers have […]