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Unison Cymru Wales Health Awards 2016

Get your nominations in! Closing date 23 May.

Takeaways and fizzy pop putting health of NHS workforce at risk, warns UNISON

Poor quality hospital food is undermining the health of NHS workers, a survey from UNISON and the Campaign for Better Hospital Food (CBHF) warns to

‘The fight for our lowest-paid members will underpin all we do’

UNISON will “make sure the fight for our lowest-paid members underpins everything we do”.

Seven-day NHS needs resourcing across the whole healthcare team

“Seven-day NHS services sound perfectly reasonable,” Lynn Ward from the union’s science, technical and therapy group told delegates to the UNISON h

Emma Thompson: Welcome to the Frack Free Bake Off!

Lights, camera, direct action: 6 times Emma Thompson spoke up for the planet

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Emma and Sophie Thompson jump over a fence Image caption:  Emma and Sophie...

Milton Keynes marks International Workers’ Memorial Day

Health and safety is important not just for workers, but for everyone in society, UNISON’s Donna Rowe-Merriman told trade unionists in Milton Keyne

Unsocial hours payments: our position is clear

“They’ll come for us next,” said one delegate at UNISON’s health conference in Brighton this afternoon, concerned that if the government succeeds i

Junior doctors and ambulance workers are saying the same thing

This morning I joined junior doctors on the picket line in Brighton, along with hundreds of delegates from our health conference.

UNISON lobbying sees ministers move on facility time

Last week the government – as a result of extensive UNISON lobbying – decided that unions in the public sector could continue to use check-off to c


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