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UNISON Scotland HealthUNISON represents the whole health care team across Scotland.

UNISON is the UK’s largest health union. Over 400,000 people working in the NHS and for private contractors providing NHS services are members.

More than 60,000 UNISON members work in the NHS in Scotland. Our members working in the health service include nurses, student nurses, midwives, health visitors, healthcare assistants, paramedics, occupational therapists, cleaners, porters, catering staff, medical secretaries, clerical and admin staff and scientific and technical staff. See also important information for workers registered with regulatory bodies.


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Briefing 108: PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION SCHEME TRANSITIONAL PROTECTION CASES

On 20 December 2018, the Court of Appeal in Lord Chancellor v McCloud (and others) held that in relation to ... Read More

UNISON Week 269 – Protecting the Rights of EU Citizens in Scotland, AI & Data Driven Technology & more …..

UNISON Week 269 - Protecting the Rights of EU Citizens in Scotland , AI & Data Driven Technology, R-E-S-P-E-C-T  & ... Read More

UNISON welcomes public inquiry into sick kids hospitals

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s decision to hold a public inquiry into failings at The Royal Hospital for Young People ... Read More

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Latest briefings and submissions

Briefing 108: PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION SCHEME TRANSITIONAL PROTECTION CASES

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On 20 December 2018, the Court of Appeal in Lord Chancellor v McCloud (and others) held that in relation to ...
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UNISON WEEK 261 – SOS: Stressed out Staff in Scotland’s colleges and more …

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Our weekly newsletter covering our new UNISON Scotland report - SOS: Stressed out Staff in Scotland's colleges & more … ...
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UNISON Week 260 – An emergency but no accident, Equal Pay update, HE Consultation & more

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Our weekly newsletter covering our latest Damage Report 'An emergency but no accident', Equal Pay update,  HE Consultation & more ...
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UNISON’s response to the proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide

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UNISON's Submission to the consultation on Claire Baker MSP’s proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide. Read the full submission here ...
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Policy Briefing 105 Draft Scottish Budget 2019/20

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Our latest policy briefing sets out the key points of the Draft Scottish Budget for 2019/20. Here is our brief ...
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Local Governance Review Events

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The Scottish government and COSLA launched a Local Governance Review in December 2017. This is a review of all public ...
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