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Save Calderstones Hospital

UNISON is concerned about the future of vulnerable residents of Calderstones Hospital who will be moved into the community under closure plans.   Please sign the petition.


Making Sure the Workers’ Voice is Heard

Devo Manc Leaders and Unions Agree New Protocol


Save the NHS Bursary

Protest in Manchester on Friday, 4pm


Patient Transport Service Contract Award - UNISON Reaction

NWAS have been awarded five-year contracts to run the Patient Transport Service in each of Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria. 

Towards a Greener Greater Manchester?


UNISON North West has submitted a response to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Climate Change and Low Emission Strategies Consultation. 

Save Calderstones Protestors Brave the Rain

Around 100 determined campaigners braved torrential rain on Saturday to protest against the closure of Calderstones.


More than 70 Jobs to go in Lancashire in Shock Announcement

Shocked staff of the Via Partnership were told last night that their employment will be ended immediately. 

Save Our Service

Rally to be held on Saturday in Whalley to Protest Against Calderstones Closure Plan, 12.30. 


UNISON Members are Working Flat Out

As wind and rain batters the north of England, Dave Prentis pays tribute to our members.



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