Fee rise for stretched NHS workers is unfair and misjudged, says UNISON

Compulsory annual registration fee could rise from £98.12 to £117.74. Paramedics, occupational therapists, operating department practitioners and many other health professionals could see the fee allowing them to practise rise by an “unfair” 20% next year, warns UNISON today (Friday). In a consultation that opened this week, the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), which […]

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Pledge YES for the NHS

It’s nearly time to pledge YES for the NHS! Our pledge drive campaign starts next week before the ballot that will run from 27th October to the 25th November. Show your support and ensure we have your current contact details. You can update them here. Get ready to have your say in the consultation on […]

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NHS Pay Announcement

The government has announced a £1,400 pay award for NHS staff. This announcement is over 3 months late and falls far short of inflation. That makes it another real-terms pay cut. We can confirm UNISON will run a consultation of all members in the NHS – so you can decide how we respond. Immediately following […]

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Financial assistance

If you are a member and you are experiencing financial difficulties, whether due to coronavirus or other circumstances, There for You can offer you support, including one-off grants. School Clothing Grant 2022 Winter fuel grant COVID-19 response fund Other financial assistance UNISON benefits calculator UNISON budget planner Help with debt School Clothing Grant 2022 There […]

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Get help with school clothing costs this summer

Struggling to make ends meet? Worried about back to school costs? Help is on hand From 24 June 2022, we are setting up a limited fund to help UNISON members on a low income with school clothing costs by way of a one off payment of up to £70 per child. To apply, download the […]

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