Giving all our NHS heroes cause for celebration

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 there’s been an outpouring of generosity shown towards the NHS and its staff from members of the public, businesses and retailers. Hospitals have been flooded with donations for staff and shops and supermarkets have offered concessions to NHS staff and other key workers. However, UNISON’s Norfolk Community Health branch discovered […]

North Norfolk hospital staff protest against parking charges

NHS staff protested today against “totally unwarranted” proposals to introduce parking charges at the North Walsham and District Memorial Hospital. Over 1,000 people have already signed a petition online and in person against plans by Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust, which runs the hospital, to introduce parking fees at North Walsham. And today around […]

‘Ruinous’ central government cuts set to hit Norfolk nurseries

Three nurseries in Norfolk are set to close because of “ruinous” central government cuts to children services, UNISON warns today. All three nurseries run by Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust – two in Thetford and one in Bowthorpe, Norwich – face closure despite the Trust’s efforts to find the cash to keep them […]