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CODP issues advice on invasive procedures guidance

New safety standards for ‘invasive procedures’ have been issued by NHS England – and new guidance on workforce issues has been published by the Col

Fossil fuel divestment accelerates as pledges pass $2 trillion

NEWS: Scale of ditched assets enters trillions of dollars, smashing expectations as private firms lead charge, study says

UNISON ‘deplores’ attack on FOI in letter to PM

UNISON is one of some 140 organisations warning against plans to weaken the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act in a letter to the prime minister.

‘UNISON has always stood up for women’

UNISON president Wendy Nichols has written to the Guardian to rebut claims made in an article printed in the paper that the union’s “upper echelons

Unicef ramps up mobile response for child refugees and migrants in Croatia, as numbers climb

Unicef has established two mobile units of child protection and welfare experts in Croatia, as an estimated 10,000 women and child refugees and mig

DON’T MISS! ‘Faith and Creation: A Call to Mission’ Event

Join Columban Missionaries, the Liverpool Justice and Peace Commission and Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP on Saturday 24th October for an unmissable

Columbans pray for Chilean earthquake victims

HONG KONG, September 21, 2015.

The government is to blame for the situation at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, says UNISON

Commenting on the news today (Tuesday) that Addenbrooke’s Hospital has been placed into special measures, U‎NISON General Secretary Dave Pr

Luxembourg urged to radically slash fossil fuel subsidies

NEWS: Tiny country one of EU's largest per capita supporters of oil, gas and coal suggests IMF data

‘Inconceivable’ Paris won’t deliver climate pact, says UNEP chief

INTERVIEW: Achim Steiner tells Climate Home heads of state and Ban Ki-moon have critical roles to play in coming months


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