Divide and rule won’t help the economic recovery

Chancellor’s plan is austerity plain and simple Commenting on the Chancellor’s comprehensive spending review today (Wednesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is austerity plain and simple. A decade of spending cuts left public services exposed when Covid came calling. The government is making the same disastrous mistake again. “Going after the pay of millions will be […]

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Health workers in London urge local MPs to back early pay rise for exhausted staff and to protect the NHS

Hundreds of health staff across London – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are writing to the region’s 73 MPs asking them to back UNISON’s call for NHS staff to get an early pay rise in time for Christmas. Staff employed in hospitals, clinics and ambulance stations across London are urging local politicians to put their case to […]

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Letter to Secretary of State for Transport from London NHS Partnership

Dear Secretary of State We are writing to you as representatives of 435,000 health and care staff that live and work in our capital regarding the proposed support package for Transport for London currently being negotiated between your Department and the Mayor of London. We are very concerned that the types of conditions currently being […]

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World Menopause Day

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. As the union of a million women in public services, we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women are […]

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UNISON webinar: HCPC – A Conversation With Your Regulator

20 October 2020 6:00pm–7:00pm Online HCPC-registered UNISON members and branch activists are invited to attend UNISON’s webinar: “HCPC – a Conversation with your Regulator” on 20th October from 6pm-7pm. What do you want your regulator to do for you? The Health and Care Professions Council wants to hear from you. This is an opportunity for […]

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NHS staff say ‘#OneTeam2K’ as they call for a pay rise

Health staff across the UK are entering a second day of campaigning, urging the government to give every NHS worker an early pay rise of at least £2,000 Health workers deserve more than applause for their efforts – not least during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why, yesterday and today, staff in UNISON branches based in […]

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Email your MP

We are campaigning for an immediate pay rise of £2,000 for all NHS staff. We need your MP to ask the Prime Minister a simple question – why wait? Act now. Email your MP. When we launched our campaign a few weeks ago many of you asked how you could get involved. Many of you have already taken part in […]

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ONE TEAM – 2K – PAY UP NOW

As the biggest trade union in the ambulance sector, UNISON understands the role you play and continue to play in dealing with the pandemic. Now it’s time for the government to recognise this and turn their applause and warm words for NHS staff into a meaningful and early pay rise. This is why UNISON led […]

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