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Vote for your health hero

The hard-working heroes who keep the NHS running if often unsung ways have been recognised today, as 24 regional “health heroes” are named in the O

Inverclyde signs up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

Inverclyde Health & Social Care Partnership has become one of the first in Scotland to sign up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter. Inver

Dave Prentis calls for full transparency on EU negotiations

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will urge the government to consult trade unions throughout negotiations to leave the European Union, when he

‘£350m for the NHS’ swayed disabled voters in EU referendum

The suggestion that the UK could spend the money it sends to Brussels on the NHS was a major reason that many disabled voters backed the call to le

11 renewable energy good news stories - latest facts about green energy

1) Renewables now supply 25% of the UK’s electricity  Renewables are no longer just future energy solutions, they are mainstream.

London Borough of Croydon to sign UNISON ethical care charter

An agreement to be signed today (Monday) between UNISON and the London Borough of Croydon promises to deliver improved homecare for residents and m

New living wage rates announced

UNISON has welcomed the new living wage rates, anounced simultaneously in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Manchester this morning.

‘Ill-informed’ response to disability inquiry highlighted

The UK government’s response to a House of Lords committee on the Equality Act was “ill-informed”, leaving the committee “disappointed”.

Employers failing to offer reasonable adjustments

It was time for Halloween horror stories at UNISON’s disabled members’ conference this afternoon, as delegate after delegate revealed how employers

‘I’ll only be a minute’ – disabled members discuss transport

‘I’ll only be a minute’ – delegates at UNISON’s disabled members’ conference shared experiences of how able-bodied motorists seem to believe that ‘


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John Ray Initiative:

“For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you; the destruction of the animals will...

All We Can:

The United Nations have marked today as International Widows’ Day,...


Last week brought the good news that Scotland had met its latest climate target, with emi

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