UNISON responds to Daily Post story: Betsi hospital masks

As a public services trade union, the safety of our members in the workplace is paramount and that’s why we have been working in partnership with Betsi Cadwaladr to ensure the highest protections for NHS staff.

Healthcare workers help bring story of loss to the theatre

Healthcare workers are helping to bring a tragic story of loss to the theatre after agreeing to be a sponsor of Welsh writer Philippa Davies’ play about the devastating effects of stillbirth on a family. Dancing in the Wings will premier at Theatre Clwyd in Mold on 27 February before transferring to The Forum Studio […]

UNISON comment on the cancellation of operations at Betsi Cadwaladr and Hywel Dda

Wholesale cancellation of routine operations shows why it is essential we properly invest in hospitals and in safe staff numbers

National award for team that brought joy to a psychiatric ward

A small team in Wrexham has scooped the prestigious Nursing Times Team of the Year Award for their pioneering work transforming the Tryweryn psychiatric intensive care ward at Betsi Cadwaladr.

Crunch meeting in Betsi nursing rota dispute

Trade unions representing healthcare workers at Betsi Cadwaladr are to meet the health board tomorrow (Friday) to discuss the ongoing dispute over the imposition of an unpopular nursing rota which would leave some nurses financially worse off.

Shock as two health boards plan pharmacy privatisation

Betsi Cadwaladr and Cardiff and Vale health boards plan to privatise pharmacies in their hospitals. Healthcare workers have spoken of their shock at the attempt to undermine the public service ethos of the Welsh National Health Service

UNISON comment on Tawel Fan report

Responding to the publication of the Health and Social Care Advisory Service report into practices at Glan Clwyd’s Tawel Fan, chair of UNISON Cymru Wales’ health committee, Jan Tomlinson said, “Public service is a badge of honour. Healthcare workers are professional, kind and caring and when the standards of a tiny minority fall below what […]

UNISON responds to Darren Millar NHS criticism

  Responding to Darren Millar’s comments about the Betsi Cadwaladr health board, Donna Hutton, UNISON Cymru Wales head of health said, “Darren Millar would do well to pause for thought before firing of a press release rubbishing Betsi Cadwaladr health board yet again. His words are insulting to every single member of staff in the […]

Betsi Cadwaladr consultation shows impact on morale

Meetings arranged as survey reveals the impact on morale of the health board’s problems

UNISON investigates working conditions at Wrexham Maelor

UNISON’s Listening to you campaign comes to Wrexham Maelor

UNISON Investigates Working Conditions at Betsi Cadwaladr Hospitals

UNISON’s ‘Listening to You’ review of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr