Recognition for care is welcome but government needs to deliver on PPE, says UNISON

Commenting on the health secretary Matt Hancock’s announcements at the Downing Street briefing today (Wednesday) about care workers, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “It’s right that the care, compassion and selflessness of care workers should be given proper recognition. They’re putting their lives on the line. “But for all the warm words and promises about […]

Government must up its game on PPE to protect health and care workers’ lives, demands UNISON

NHS, care and other frontline staff whose lives are on the line need immediate government action to fix inadequate personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies, UNISON is demanding today (Sunday). Government apologies and assurances the UK has all the PPE it needs are of no comfort to staff whose workplaces are running low, says UNISON. Over […]