Tag Archives: mental health


Zero tolerance

Violence against NHS staff is a growing phenomenon that last year reached its peak – one in seven NHS workers reported being attacked.   The latest... Read More

‘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

‘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

‘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