A few more days to shape your union

With less than a week to go in the NEC elections, it is vital that as many members as possible use their vote

Health branches in South East make their feelings crystal clear

Over the past two weeks, Health Branches across the South East have once again made their feelings crystal clear, all NHS staff deserve a proper pay rise, and they will continue to campaign until one is delivered. The latest ‘2Daysfor2K’ took a step up from March/April, with 200 staff seen demonstrating at East Surrey along […]

UNISON members show what they think of a 1% NHS pay rise

On 31 March and 1 April members across the South East came out to campaign for an improved NHS pay award

Let’s call the government out on pay with handclap protest

Recruitment pledges must be backed by decent wage rise if NHS is to thrive

An early wage rise for health workers in the South East would improve morale

UNISON is again calling for an early and significant wage increase for all NHS workers of at least £2,000

Pay rise immediately would reassure undervalued staff to stay in NHS

Government’s approach to NHS pay is forcing workers to question their future

When the government fails them, key workers turn to UNISON

The governments continued mishandling of the pandemic drives many people to join UNISON. We cannot and will not let them down

UNISON’s call for an NHS pay rise receives support from Portsmouth MP

Stephen Morgan MP for Portsmouth South says he is ‘proud to support UNISON’s campaign’

Hampshire Health branch, supporting members & supporting communities

We hear from Rachel Long, Welfare Officer at Hampshire Health branch, on how the branch works to support low paid UNISON members and why a pay rise for all NHS staff is so important

Health workers in the South East urge local MPs to back early pay rise for exhausted staff and to protect the NHS  

Hundreds of health staff across the South East – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are writing to the region’s 84 MPs asking them to back UNISON’s call for NHS staff to get an early pay rise in time for Christmas. Staff employed in hospitals, clinics and ambulance stations across the South East are urging local politicians to put […]

A mixture of relief and anxiety

It’s back to school, but far from ‘back to normal’ for UNISON members and the wider community

Give all NHS staff a wage rise immediately of at least £2k, says UNISON

A pay claim submitted by UNISON to the government today (Friday) would see every NHS employee receive an increase of at least £2,000 by the end of this year. UNISON – which is the UK’s biggest union and represents NHS staff including healthcare assistants, radiographers, porters, midwives and paramedics – says this rise is the equivalent of around £1 an hour […]

Time to turn clapping into action on NHS pay

UNISON poll shows that a majority support substantial pay increases for the NHS

Motivated staff, who never seemed to run out of energy or passion

Portsmouth Health UNISON’s Mark Inch is a trainee clinical scientist and the branch’s Labour Link and Young Member’s Officer; he was recently redeployed onto a COVID-19 ward at the Queen Alexandra Hospital and wanted to thank his colleagues for their tremendous efforts. Portsmouth has been particularly hard hit by the virus with over 200 deaths […]

Don’t forget to have your say on NHS Pay

UNISON members working in the NHS should vote online before 5pm on 5 June