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Category list : Unison and health care

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  • Meeting

    Pension offer fails to ease rowSubscription

    News9 December, 2011

    The public sector pensions dispute remained deadlocked tonight despite a move by the government to improve arrangements for more than half a million NHS workers.

  • Healthcare assistants are routinely taking on tasks traditionally performed by registered nurses, but are becoming less inclined to take professional qualifications, a survey by Unison has found.

    Healthcare assistants carry out nursing tasksSubscription

    News21 September, 2010

    Healthcare assistants are routinely taking on tasks traditionally performed by registered nurses, but are becoming less inclined to take professional qualifications, a survey by Unison has found.

  • Gail Adams is head of nursing at Unison

    HCA regulation cannot be based on pay band aloneSubscription

    Opinion26 March, 2010

    For the past 15 years we have talked about the regulation of healthcare assistants and other staff groups. Over that time, we have had a change of government, we’ve introduced devolution, implemented Agenda for Change - but we still have not delivered for HCAs.

  • Dave Prentis is UNISON general secretary

    The NHS must not pay for the failures of bankersSubscription

    Opinion8 January, 2010

    Dave Prentis looks ahead to what this year will have in store for the health service

  • UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis with health secretary Alan Johnson

    Getting things doneSubscription

    Unison16 April, 2009

    UNISON is the largest union in the NHS and this gives us a unique opportunity to get our members voices heard right at the heart of government.

  • UNISON ensures that everyone has a say in union policy

    Giving everyone a saySubscription

    Unison15 April, 2009

    UNISON is an organisation made up of members and run by members and we make sure that each one of them has a say in how the union is run.

  • UNISON campaigns are a genuine force for change

    Making the NHS a better place for patients and staffSubscription

    Unison15 April, 2009

    In addition to its role of representing members in the workplace, UNISON is an effective campaigning organisation when our members and the union work together to make a real difference.