Briefings

Briefing 084 Bargaining – Health and Social Care Delivery Plan – January 2017

KEY POINTS: • A major shift of treatment into community settings is planned • Some services and treatments will be

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Health Responses

2030 Nursing Vision – UNISON Scotland Nursing Sector Response – Dec 2016

UNISON Scotland Nursing Sector Committee Response to Scottish Government consultation on 2030 Nursing Vision December 2016 Introduction UNISON is the

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Two finalists from Scotland chosen for the inaugural Our Health Heroes Awards

A healthcare support worker at Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital and a porter supervisor at Glasgow Dental Hospital have been recognised

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Briefings

e-briefing – NHS Scotland 2016 – Audit Scotland Overview

The key message in this year’s Audit Scotland report is that funding is not keeping pace with increasing demand and the

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UNISON response to Audit Scotland report ‘NHS struggling to keep up with rising demand and cost pressures’

UNISON Scotland welcomes Audit Scotland report: ‘NHS struggling to keep up with rising demand and cost pressures’ released on 17

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Violence against public service workers doubled in a decade, says UNISON

UNISON’s annual Violence at Work Survey 2016 is launched today (Friday 21 October)  at UNISON health and safety conference at the University

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Responses

Response on Public Petition PE1605 – Whistleblowing in the NHS

Response on Public Petition PE1605 – Whistleblowing in the NHS Public Petition PE1605, submitted in March 2016, is entitled ‘Independent national

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UNISON welcomes introduction of Scottish Living Wage for social care

UNISON welcomes the Scottish Government commitment to introduce the Scottish Living Wage across the social care sector in Scotland, from

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Health Reports

Health in UNISON Skills Charter

Our Health Committee is calling on the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland employers to develop a “Skills Charter” which would see

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Briefings

e-Briefing – PPP: cracking down on costs

In our report and toolkit ‘Combating Austerity’, we showed how public bodies could make savings on their Public Private Partnerships

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