5,000 sign Barry Hospital Ward petition in just three weeks

UNISON healthcare workers at the hospital launched the petition on 23 July with a call for the whole town to sign up to defend the local acute rehabilitation ward for older people.

UNISON launches ‘Save Barry Hospital Ward’ petition

UNISON healthcare workers have launched a petition to save the threatened Sam Davies ward at Barry Hospital. The trade union has called on the whole of the town to sign up to defend their local health services. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board wants to close the acute rehabilitation ward and UNISON Cymru Wales has […]

Youth workers: council betraying young people

Council of rushing to agree proposals which would decimate youth service provision

Tribunal rules unfairly dismissed nurse must be re-engaged

A nurse who was sacked for frequent short-term sickness absence during a period when she was suffering domestic abuse is to be re-engaged following the intervention of her trade union, UNISON and law firm Thompsons. An employment tribunal has ruled that Cardiff and Vale University Health Board acted unfairly in dismissing Karen Allen-Powlett; that she […]