‘Austerity is not over,’ says Unite

In response to the chancellor’s budget speech, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey says there is still the ‘horror’ to come of billions of pounds slashed from public spending.
 

NHS pay – one step at a time

The basic pay journey of NHS staff has had a reset. Sarah Carpenter, Unite’s head of health, asks how the new framework for pay progression affects you.

England: council will rerun bid process for healthy child programme

Lancashire County Council will re-evaluate its tendering process for school-nursing and health-visiting services after a court blocked its decision to award a £104m contract to Virgin Care.

Northern Ireland: NHS job vacancies could be double number reported

The true number of empty posts in the health system could be nearly double the number previously reported by the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB).

Rights for refugees

Philomène Uwamaliya defines the role of health visitors, school nurses and community practitioners in advancing the rights and wellbeing of child asylum-seekers and refugees.

Health visitors

What does a health visitor do?

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