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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PUT NHS PAY RIGHT

The LAS UNISON Branch has sent the letter below today (25/05/2022) to Daniel Elkeles, London Ambulance Service Chief Executive and Damian McGuinness, Director of People & Culture.   Dear Daniel, NHS staff are facing the largest cost of living crisis for a generation and the 2022 pay settlement is already well over a month overdue. […]

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Miserly government NHS pay proposal won’t clear the backlog or help patients, says UNISON

Pay proposal is a wage cut in all but name Commenting on the government’s submission today (Wednesday) to the NHS pay review body recommending a ​maximum pay rise of 3% this year for health workers in England, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “This tight-fisted proposal ​falls well short of rising costs and staff hopes​. It’s barely half the […]

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