Tag Archives: mental health

News

‘Flawed and unfair’


Today's World Mental Health Day (October 10) should be the catalyst for Work and Pensions secretary Esther McVey to scrap the controversial Universal Credit (UC)... Read More
Labour Conference 2018

Stranger on the beach


Unite delegate Jessie Jacobs, a not for profit sector worker from Teesside made a powerful, passionate speech on the damage done to local government because... Read More
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‘Daily trauma’


Ambulance crews are not getting enough mental health support Unite has warned, as new figures reveal that one in ten staff at one of the... Read More
News Feature

‘Burning injustice’?


Less than a year ago, prime minister Theresa May called mental illness a “burning injustice”, one that she said she would make “one of [her]... Read More
Unite Policy Conference 2018

‘Strong – but not immune’


Unite delegates shared personal stories of their struggles in an emotionally charged debate about the importance of mental health in the workplace on Monday (July... Read More
News

‘Silent epidemic’


Unite is running a series of mental health awareness courses as well as training members in mental health first aid throughout the UK to coincide... Read More
News Feature

Unable to cope


Almost a third of people have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of stress during the last year, according to a disturbing new survey.  ... Read More
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‘Burning injustice’


The government’s green paper on transforming children and young people’s mental health provision in England lacks the boldness and scope needed to address the ‘burning... Read More