UNISON launches campaign to take a stand against attacks on health service

The union sets out to highlight how ‘lazy political hits’ damage morale and the relationship of trust between patients and staff (Cymru/Wales)

Welsh NHS workers ‘disappointed’ at 1% PRB recommendation

But UNISON welcomes Welsh government’s continued commitment to living wage

Health minister praises UNISON listening campaign

Union wins praise from Welsh government minister for identifying concerns at Betsi Cadwaladr hospitals

UNISON launches #ChooseWellChampion campaign in ‘groundbreaking initiative’

Largest NHS union puts its weight behind Welsh government’s Choose Well call

Betsi Cadwaladr consultation shows impact on morale

UNISON Cymru/Wales’s thorough consultation with members of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board moved to Wrexham Maelor yesterday with two mass meetings of health workers. The union has organised a widespread listening exercise to discover the extent of problems across the board’s hospitals after the imposition of special measures by the […]

UNISON Wales launches review after special measures move

UNISON Cymru/Wales has launched a review of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in the wake of allegations of historic abuse and the imposition of special measures by the Welsh government. All UNISON health care members in the area have been asked to complete a questionnaire about their working […]

UNISON Wales launches review after special measures move

UNISON Cymru/Wales has launched a review of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in the wake of allegations of historic abuse and the imposition of special measures by the Welsh government. All UNISON health care members in the area have been asked to complete a questionnaire about their working […]

UNISON Cymru welcomes pledge to increase NHS Wales funding via ‘mansion tax’

UNISON Cymru/Wales has welcomed a commitment to fund an increase in NHS Wales staff via the implementation of the ‘mansion tax’

UNISON slams PM’s comments on Welsh NHS

UNISON Cymru/Wales has responded angrily to comments made by the David Cameron about the NHS Wales, after the Prime Minister stood by his description of Offa’s Dyke as a “line between life and death” due to cuts in Welsh NHS funding. In response, UNISON Cymru/Wales head of health Dawn Bowden said: “The Prime Minister’s comments about the Welsh […]

UNISON reaches agreement with the Welsh Government on NHS pay

The settlement is an improvement on the previous offer and we welcome achieving the Living Wage for our lowest paid members

Welsh NHS strike suspended after new new proposals put forward

UNISON Cymru/Wales has today decided to suspend the industrial action in the NHS planned for Monday 10 November and consult members on new proposals put forward by the Welsh government. UNISON members working in the NHS in Wales were planning a half-day stoppage, followed by a week of action short of strike action, between Tuesday […]