UNISON welcomes reform of digital services in NHS Wales

UNISON, the largest trade union at NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) has today welcomed the announcement by Welsh Government that it will become a Special Health Authority.

Ambulance workers remember fallen comrades

  Ambulance workers across Wales will today (Friday) mark the one year anniversary of the collision of two ambulances which resulted in the death of ambulance driver John Clift and seriously injured two colleagues. On 28 April 2016, his patient transport vehicle collided with an urgent care ambulance on the A499 near Pwllheli. Ambulance staff, […]

Emergency ambulance attacked

Responding to news that a Welsh emergency ambulance was targeted by rugby fans on Friday evening, Darron Dupre, Ambulance lead for UNISON in Wales, said, “It is beyond belief that an emergency ambulance containing a highly experienced crew dedicated to supporting the rugby crowds last Friday was targeted by a reckless individual throwing a beer […]

‘Choose Well’ and think before using the emergency medical care service today

UNISON Cymru Wales is today (12th January) calling for the people of Wales to ‘prepare well’ and ‘choose well’ ahead of the rain, gales and snow we are expecting imminently. As the largest trade union within the NHS in Wales, UNISON represents staff across the emergency medical care service including the Welsh Ambulance Service and […]

UNISON urges patients to ‘Choose Well’ in campaign launch at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

Porters, hospital chefs and laboratory staff will today (14th December 2016) launch UNISON Cymru Wales’ winter Choose Well awareness campaign. The Choose Well campaign aims to help people in Wales who are unwell to get the best level of support and assistance. Many people, especially in winter, think that when they are unwell they need […]