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‘The NHS saved my life,’ Dave Prentis tells conference

General secretary Dave Prentis gave his opening address to the union’s health conference in Brighton today announcing: “I owe a personal debt of gr

£35k migrant worker minimum salary doesn’t add up for NHS workers

The right-wing media reports that our public service are overwhelmed due to immigration. Are they?

Give operational staff access to training

Operational services staff have a contractual right to learning and development, Peter Smith told health conference delegates in Brighton, but he r

Momentum builds for ban on killer robots, but progress is slow

UNA-UK is concerned about the slow progress towards securing a pre-emptive ban on killer robots, following an expert meeting on 15 April.

‘Community policing is worth protecting and worth voting for’

Neighbourhood policing needs to be protected, UNISON national officer Ben Priestley declared today as the union published its third report on the e

Pride in our union and our NHS

Pride in and love of our NHS and our union was the theme echoing through UNISON’s health conference in Brighton this morning.

‘Don’t government claims to be protecting NHS make you sick?’

“Doesn’t it make you sick when David Cameron, George Osborne and Jeremy Hunt claim they’re protecting the NHS when all the time we know the truth?”

Too few staff means increased risk to patients, says UNISON

Safe staffing levels across the NHS have worsened significantly in the last year, according to UNISON’s UK-wide annual survey of nursing profession

Ambulance workers to be balloted over pay

Ambulance staff, including paramedics, are to be balloted over whether they would be prepared to take industrial action over pay, UNISON Ge

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