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Sara Gorton speaking at Unison Centre, May 2023

“The government miscalculated on all sorts of fronts”, says Sara Gorton, UNISON’s lead negotiator during the recent NHS pay dispute. She tells Matt Ross how a tide of dissatisfaction from workers and strong public support enabled union negotiators to hold their nerve and cut a pay deal that won overwhelming backing from members.

28 June 2023 | By Matt Ross
Interview
Aneel Bhangu in an operating theatre at UHB

Decarbonising healthcare will affect everyone working in the NHS. But well-meaning national strategies are struggling to make an impact on the ground. We speak to pioneering surgeon Aneel Bhangu about the barriers to change and ask why NHS staff and unions aren’t more involved in meeting our greatest long-term challenge.

21 June 2023 | By Craig Ryan
Feature
Jon Restell portrait 2021

The government's response to the multiple crises facing the NHS has been negligent. But ministers will not change course unless forced to do so. That's why I'm asking MiP members to vote yes to industrial action this autumn.

19 October 2022 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
English currency in notes and coins

NHS trade unions, including MiP, have called for an “inflation-busting pay rise” to tackle growing staff shortages in the NHS and accused the government of failing to take the pay review process seriously.

24 January 2022 | By MiP
News
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Christina McAnea, elected the first woman leader of UNISON in January, talks to MiP's Matt Ross about the crucial role of managers in the NHS and UNISON, the future path for the union and her pragmatic approach to negotiations and politics.

25 October 2021 | By Matt Ross
Interview
English currency in notes and coins

MiP members in England have voted to oppose the proposed 3% pay award for Agenda for Change staff, and indicated they would be willing to take part in industrial action.

05 October 2021 | By MiP
News
Scene from Pride Festival 2019 Unsplash

Previewing MiP's webinar in September, we speak to UNISON’s Carola Towle and MiP national committee member Anthony Nicholls about tackling descrimination and creating LGBT+ inclusive workplaces.

20 August 2021 | By Alison Moore
Feature
English currency in notes and coins

MiP members to vote on the government's announcement of a 3% pay rise for NHS staff on Agenda for Change in England.

30 July 2021 | By MiP
News
Lighted exit sign

The government has announced that it is revoking the controversial £95k cap on public sector exit payments, introduced last November.

12 February 2021 | By MiP
News
Members' Summit 2020 - Pay panel
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Karen Bonner, Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust

05 November 2020 | By Craig Ryan
News
The panel discussing the 'new normal' (clockwise from top left): Habib Naqvi, Jon Restell, Rebecca Smith; Christine McAnea and David Cain.
UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea
English currency in notes and coins

02 November 2019 | By MiP
News
Woman sitting at a desk with her head in her hands being shouted at by a colleague

25 May 2019 | By MiP
News
Woman holding her head in her hands at a desk

Despite recent tax changes and legal doubts hanging over improvements to the scheme, the NHS pension scheme remains one of the best on offer. MiP reports on recent developments, and explains how to keep your retirement plans on track.

15 May 2019 | By Alison Moore
Feature
Leeds: the city will host MiP's North Summit on 12 June

30 April 2019 | By Craig Ryan
News
UNISON head of health Sara Gorton speaks in the debate, which was chaired by Channel 4's Victoria Macdonald

A panel of health and care leaders have pinpointed the biggest Brexit risks - and condemned the government's inaction

11 January 2019 | By Matt Ross
Feature
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