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UNISON launches consultation over NHS rise that meets neither expectations nor real living wage

Rise doesn’t fulfil government’s own pledge to level up The government has failed to honour its own ‘levelling up’ promises with the disappointing 3% pay rise for NHS workers in England, says UNISON. The award announced last week doesn’t meet the real living wage of £9.50 per hour for the lowest paid health service workers […]

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All eyes on the PM to give health staff a decent pay rise

No more delay tactics over deserved wage rise Thousands of health workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be looking to the Prime Minister to announce his decision on the long-awaited NHS pay rise in the coming days, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Ministers have repeatedly said they will await the recommendations of the NHS […]

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UNISON joins the fight over proper use of health data

The union seeks government guarantees that health data will be used in an ethical manner, assigned its true value and used for the benefit of UK healthcare The government has announced its intention to take a copy of the entire GP-recorded medical history of patients in England from this summer – in part for commercial […]

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Wellbeing Day

LAS UNISON are pleased to see that the London Ambulance Service are to give ALL staff an extra days annual leave (to be called a wellbeing day), as a thank you for the work we have all done over the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. LAS UNISON formally raised this with the service at […]

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National Executive Council elections 2021

On this page you can find out everything you need to know about the vote to elect UNISON’s new National Executive Council (NEC). What is the NEC? The NEC is made up of representatives elected from all of UNISON’s regions and service groups, as well as seats for four Black members, two young members and […]

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National Black Members’ Committee Meet and Greet

The National Black Members’ Committee has arranged a Meet and Greet session for Black members’ who want to learn more about the work of the National Black Members’ Committee (NBMC). The event will take place on Friday 21st May 2021and can be found on the UNISON webpage here. If you have a question or would just like to meet your […]

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OUR KEY WORKERS DESERVE MORE

Key workers kept us safe during the pandemic.  While many of us worked at home, NHS staff, carers, refuse collectors, teaching assistants and police staff put themselves at greater risk to be there for us. They looked after the sick and the vulnerable. They made sure our communities functioned by ensuring bins were emptied and […]

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