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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.
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.
Unions have agreed to accept the government’s pay offer for NHS staff in England, following a crunch meeting with employers today.
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.
Unison has today announced that its members have accepted the government’s pay offer for NHS workers.
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