Northamptonshire’s healthcare assistants demand pay justice

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust and Kettering General Hospital Foundation NHS Trust are demanding the correction of a historic issue that results in them being underpaid for clinical work they are routinely expected to undertake. This is part of UNISON’s Pay Fair for Patient Care campaign, which has seen HCAs in […]

Leicester’s healthcare assistants demand fair pay deal

Healthcare assistants at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are calling for the recognition and pay they deserve, as concerns grow about staff leaving for better paying jobs, says UNISON. According to the union, healthcare assistants should be on an NHS salary band 3 if they undertake clinical tasks such as observations, venepuncture, wound management […]