Petition to Save NHS Direct Launched

An on-line petition has been launched as part of a campaign to save NHS Direct after the coalition revealed plans to replace it with a cut-price service staffed by non-medical workers.

Staffordshire Connexions Face Battle To Maintain Services Following A Further £1.5 Million Cut To Budget

In a shock announcement, Staffordshire Connexions are being asked to find a further £1.5 million savings in their budget by March 2011.  This is in addition to the £560,000 savings over a 7 month period, which has already been announced in the Stoke on Trent Division of the Company.  The £1.5 million savings is a result of reductions in the Local Authority Area based grant received by Staffordshire County Council, which has been passed onto Staffordshire Connexions. 

Unionlearn Survey - Right to Request Time to Train

Unionlearn are currently conducting a survey so that they can provide evidence to the government’s review of the employment right.<

Stoke Pride - Saturday 14th August

UNISON WM Regional LGBT SOG would like to invite everyone to come and join the fun by getting involved in Stoke Pride on Sat 14th August 2010 in the beautiful Northwood Park (

Staffordshire Connexions Face Battle To Maintain Services Following A Further £1.5 Million Cut To Budget

In a shock announcement, Staffordshire Connexions are being asked to find a further £1.5 million savings in their budget by March 2011. This is in addition to the £560,000 savings over a 7 month period, which has already been announced in the Stoke on Trent Division of the Company. The £1.5 million savings is a result of reductions in the Local Authority Area based grant received by Staffordshire County Council, which has been passed onto Staffordshire Connexions.