Betsi Cadwaladr: Staff reaction as health board comes out of special measures

UNISON staff representatives at Betsi Cadwaladr have praised the efforts of healthcare workers as central to transforming the working culture at the Health Board.

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 […]

Experts gather for menopause conference in St Asaph

UNISON North Wales Health branch has invited a range of public service workers and managers to a conference today to learn about and discuss how to better support female workers going through the menopause.

Tackling violence against women and supporting White Ribbon Day

Today (25 November) is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Wales’ largest trade union, UNISON Cymru Wales, wants to use its reach in public service workplaces up and down the country to raise awareness of the White Ribbon Campaign

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 […]

Welsh trade unionist chairs NHS event at UNISON annual conference

  UNISON member and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board healthcare worker Jan Tomlinson is to chair a fringe event at the union’s annual conference in Brighton today (Tuesday). She will be joined by shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth MP and Guardian columnist Owen Jones in a debate on the future of health services. The Save […]