Bedford Hospital outsourcing would be harmful to patients

Bedford Hospital must abandon any efforts to outsource its domestic services for the good of staff and patients, UNISON says. The hospital informed domestic staff last week that it plans to market test its cleaning services, the first step towards them being sold out of the NHS. UNISON warns that outsourcing services would hit patient […]

Bedfordshire Resource Centre opens its doors

UNISON Bedfordshire Resource Centre officially opened its doors today. Four UNISON branches – Bedfordshire Health, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Central Bedfordshire Local Government and Bedfordshire Police – have pooled their resources in a unique venture to make sure members are best represented and supported. Local MP Mohammad Yasin joined UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis to […]