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Outsourcing NHS staff is ‘bad for’ patients, says UNISON

UNISON has voiced serious concerns over plans by Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust to outsource hundreds of NHS staff. UNISON requested an urgent meeting with chief executive Colin Martin outlining the negative impact of transferring staff to the wholly owned subsidiary, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys Estates FM Limited. They claim that outsourcing […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Operating theatre staff celebrated with first national awareness day

An awareness day highlighting the contribution of operating department practitioners (ODPs) to patient care will take place on Monday (14 May), UNISON has announced. The first National ODP’s Day will be marked across the country with activities including operating theatre tours, bake sales, and careers talks at schools. The College of Operating Department Practitioners (CODP), […]

News on the UNISON Northern site.

Healthcare students newsletter – Summer 2018

A newsletter for student nurses, mainly first year, but of some interest to second and third year students also.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Mental Health Matters UNISON and Mind working together to support the mental health of emergency workers – booklet

A guide for workers in the emergency services to help them deal with a mental health problems or support colleagues. It could also be useful to UNISON reps outside police and ambulance services.

Media on the UNISON National site.

The Florence Nightingale Foundation Annual Conference 2017

The must attend conference of 2017 for all nurses,
midwives and healthcare professionals

Media on the UNISON National site.

In the Red: Student Nurse Debt

Student nurse hardship survey

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON member goes topless in Birmingham for public services

Liz Potter’s double mastectomy following breast cancer left her determined to speak up for the NHS

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON survey shows scrapping of student nurse bursaries will lead to major shortages

A UNISON survey shows that nine in ten (91 per cent) student nurses would not have applied for the nursing degree without access to the bursary which the government intends to scrap in 2017.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON takes One Team NHS campaign to Parliament

Union calls on MPs to sign up to Early Day Motion and back the campaign backing healthcare support workers in the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Don’t miss out – poster advertising fresher and induction events for healthcare students

Don’t miss out – poster with blank space to write your own details advertising fresher and induction events for healthcare students

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comments on new guidance for creation of NHS subsidiary companies

UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Trust’s decision to halt outsourcing plans is a ‘fantastic victory’, says UNISON

Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust has reversed its decision to outsource NHS staff to a wholly owned subsidiary, UNISON has announced today (Thursday). The proposal would have seen around 600 employees, including maintenance workers, porters, housekeepers and caterers outsourced to the private company Tees Esk and Wear Valleys Estates FM Limited. UNISON voiced […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Norfolk and Norwich win prestigious partnership working award

The Norfolk and Norwich health branch along with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were awarded the Social Partnership Forum (SPF) Award at the annual Health People Management Association (HPMA) Excellence Awards ceremony held in London in June. The SPF partnership award was given in recognition of the trust’s A new attendance policy: a […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

OT Representatives Meeting

Date
6 September 2017 10:00am–4:00pm
Location
Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Cambridge CB2 9NL

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

NHS apprentices protected by new pay guidance

UNISON will support branches with new guidance ‘to make it stick’ in the workplace

Article, News on the UNISON National site.