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Changes to the way universal credit is introduced are a sensible move, says UNISON

UNISON welcomes assurances that ‘in work conditionality’ will be put on pause

UNISON changed the law – for the first time we tell the full story

It’s one year since UNISON famously beat the government at the Supreme Court and forced an immediate change in the law. The case made headlines and we’ve mentioned it before – but for the first time we can tell the full story of how David beat Goliath. It’s a remarkable, epic take that spans over four […]

Hollywood star Michael Sheen surprises the first person born in the NHS

At one minute past midnight on 5 July 1948, Aneira Thomas was born. She wasn’t just any new baby, she was the first baby to be born in the NHS. Aneira would be forever linked to the NHS. She grew up to work for the organisation itself as a mental health nurse, and to be […]

Exeter porters will strike again as Trust refuse compromise on 12 hour shifts

Public service union UNISON notified the Trust that the porters will strike again from 18:00 on 3 November until 06:00 on 6 November. Porters in public service union UNISON will take further strike action at the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital after management failed to take 12 hour shift plans off the table. 96% of […]