Press releases

UNISON responds to new health secretary’s plans for NHS

Commenting on Matt Hancock’s first speech as health secretary today (Friday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Hardworking health staff will be heartened by the government’s new focus on the NHS workforce, and its commitment to tackling the issues that have such an impact on how they do their jobs. “It’s reassuring that the […]

UNISON reacts to London Ambulance Service being placed into special measures

Commenting on the CQC report that placed London Ambulance Service into special measures, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is a shocking indictment of the lack of funding that has gone to the ambulance service over the last five years. This is a particular problem in London where demand has soared in recent years. […]