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UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis with health secretary Alan Johnson

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Warning against proposed banding level of senior HCA role

The introduction of a proposed new senior health care assistant role could “potentially undermine” those already employed as band 4 assistant practitioners, Unison has claimed.

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Unions accept latest government 1% pay offer for NHS staff

Unions have agreed to accept the government’s pay offer for NHS staff in England, following a crunch meeting with employers today.

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Unions set to hold summit on government's latest NHS pay offer

Unions set to hold summit on government's latest NHS pay offer

Unions are due to hold a crunch meeting on NHS pay today, with a decision expected on whether to jointly accept or reject the government’s revised remuneration deal.

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NHS staff on picket line

NHS members of Unison vote to accept latest government pay deal

Unison has today announced that its members have accepted the government’s pay offer for NHS workers.

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UNISON is the UK’s largest healthcare trade union, but what can it do for you?

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As well as joining forces with hundreds of thousands of health care workers, UNISON membership has many benefits.

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It might cost less than you think to join UNISON, and there are many benefits.

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HCA apprentice schemes are expected to help economic recovery

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As part of its strategy to prepare the country for economic recovery, the government is increasing opportunities for apprenticeships in health care, says Dave Godson

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