Conference

Housing crisis – direct investment in public housing needed

UNISON will call for a restoration of direct investment in public housing as the only way to resolve the housing

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Conference

Terminally ill workers must have legal protections

Delegates were shocked that workers with a terminal illness are not covered by equalities law and have limited legal protection

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Conference

Urgent need to organise in social care workforce

Social care workers are an under pressure and growing section of the public sector workforce but there are significant challenges

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Conference

Integration must not be done on the cheap

Health and social care integration must not be a smokescreen for cuts or privatisation. That was the message from conference

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Health Responses Social Work

Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

The Scottish Government is consulting about a new approach to workforce planning in health and social care. In UNISON Scotland’s

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Press Release
News Press release

There is little direct monitoring of home care services by councils, says UNISON

Direct contract monitoring of service users is very limited and very few visits are made to check service users are

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Social Work Social Work Publications

Dave Watson promotes Ethical Care Charter at Lib Dem conference

UNISON’s Dave Watson has been promoting our Ethical Care Charter at the Lib Dem Party Conference in Perth. He has just spoken at

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Health Local Government News

North Lanarkshire Council sign UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

UNISON congratulated North Lanarkshire Council – who have adopted UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter today. This will ensure high standards in

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Press Release
Health News Press release Social Work

North Ayrshire Council sign up to Ethical Care Pledge is great news, say UNISON

North Ayrshire Council has adopted UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter, to ensure the delivery of high standards in homecare and better

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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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