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UNISON and healthcare
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 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.
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.
Learning disability nurses are set to begin strike action lasting seven days this week in Doncaster.
Nurses at a service that supports adults with learning disabilities in Doncaster have voted to strike over cuts in pay and conditions, after the service was taken over by a private provider.
Nurses at a service that supports adults with learning disabilities in Doncaster are threatening to strike over cuts in pay and conditions after the service was taken over by a private provider.
Nursing Times has collated the views of five major healthcare unions on the government’s response to the Francis report into care failings at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.
UNISON is the UK’s largest healthcare trade union, but what can it do for you?
As well as joining forces with hundreds of thousands of health care workers, UNISON membership has many benefits.
It might cost less than you think to join UNISON, and there are many benefits.
Gail Adams, UNISON head of nursing
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