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Scottish health secretary, Humza Yousaf, urged to save Edinburgh’s care homes, says UNISON

UNISON’s City of Edinburgh branch are calling on Humza Yousaf, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Health & Social Care, to ‘urgently ...
Care workers launch campaign to save Edinburgh City Council care homes

Care workers launch campaign to save Edinburgh City Council care homes

UNISON, the trade union for social care, has launched a campaign with care staff to save care council run care ...
SAVE OUR CARE HOMES

SAVE OUR CARE HOMES

Four Edinburgh care homes are facing closure with a fifth being switched from residential care to hospital-based complex clinical care ...
Scotland's Care Workers For Change

Scotland’s Care Workers For Change #ClaimCovidCash

Care is in crisis, thanks to a system that has been underfunded and ignored by governments for years. Care workers ...
Don't levae it too late to join UNISON

Registered with SSSC? – Don’t leave it too late to join UNISON

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Newsletter is reminding people "Don’t leave it too late to join a union" as ...
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ViSOR Vetting update for members

Member update on Criminal Justice Visor Vetting. UNISON has a lead officer from the Regional Office assisting with ViSOR and the ...
Standing up for public services

Budget: Scottish government can’t escape blame for cuts

As Edinburgh council announces budget plans, UNISON, the largest union in the council, is warning that the effect of year ...
UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

A UNISON survey of Edinburgh Council's Health and Social Care workers has concluded that they feel 'Overworked, over-pressured, unsupported and ...
Residential Care Charter

Adopt the Residential Care Charter

Commissioning authorities and employers are being urged to adopt UNISON's Residential Care Charter. Residential care workers across the UK came ...
Standing up for public services

Budget: We don’t get to say ‘no cuts’ in the consultation

UNISON response to Edinburgh budget proposals: The prospect of £140m of cuts over the next five years, added to the ...
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