Reports and Campaigns
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27 March 2013
The snow might have cancelled many events on 23 March but it did not prevent members and supporters of Thera workers in Unison South Derbyshire Health branch and Notts County Unison holding a protest
13 February 2013
Unison members in South Derbyshire healthcare branch are having an activity in Derby on Saturday afternoon, 16 February, to publicise how the Thera Trust treats its workforce...
14 February 2012
With only a quarter of care homes owned by local authorities, the rest - run by private companies, charities and not-for-profit organisations - generally pay much less to staff than the public sector, writes Sue Powell
30 November 2011
The Con-Dems don't: Two recent reports highlight the plight of the elderly in England and Wales. Firstly, the Office for National Statistics reported 25,700 deaths due to cold weather in 2010/11
7 September 2011
'Main political cliques all support privatisation': "Thank you, you are bloody marvellous," ended Bob Taylor's emotional speech at a Bristol rally on Saturday 3 September against the selling off of home care in the city
9 March 2011
BIRMINGHAM CITY council is facing legal action from service users as it attempts to raise its criteria for entitlement to adult social care...
8 December 2010
Council cuts put most vulnerable at risk: The Tory/Liberal-led Birmingham council is preparing to trim £300 million from its budget by 2014 by cutting 10,000 jobs and devastating services, a Unison member writes.
11 November 2010
A recent Observer exposť of the implications of Con-Dem cuts on one London borough described a nightmare scenario...
18 August 2010
Care workers in Bromley, south east London, will fight plans to end elderly and disabled home care, following a workplace meeting of 100 carers on Monday 16 August...
7 October 2009
Cuts, outsourcing and privatisation mean vulnerable adults and children are 'falling through the net'. Social care staff are struggling to cope with high caseloads, increasing red tape and worsening pay, terms and conditions at work.
Paul Couchman, a social care worker and branch secretary of Surrey County Unison writing in a personal capacity, analyses what is going on.
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