Local News Archive

April 1st, 2016


UNISON today has announced that it is merging with the United Grand Lodge of England, otherwise known as the Freemasons.

In a moving moment alongside Grandmaster HRH The Duke of Kent, Dave...

March 10th, 2016

Hospitals across Sussex are among the worst in the country for not reporting blunders, new figures suggest in an article published in The Argus today.


March 8th, 2016

The death of any patient is always a tragedy, but so is the Tories' dismantling of the NHS and the pressure it puts on overstretched services.


The death of any patient under our care is always a tragedy. The recent case reported in the Argus is especially sad given the...

February 27th, 2016

Last night was our Annual General Meeting and Social event.


As always it was wonderful catching up with friends and members old and new from our branch and those from our sister health branches from BSUH...

February 7th, 2016

The author Alice McDermott once asked "The day and time itself: late afternoon in February, was there a moment of the year better suited for despair?"


Obviously she wasn't one for the February branch newsletter:



January 13th, 2016



UNISON stewards visited a junior doctors' picket yesterday in a show of...

January 13th, 2016

The latest edition of our women focused branch newsletter, Woman's Sense, is out now, courtesy of Branch Equalities Officer Jane.


Follow the link below.



January 3rd, 2016

Happy New Year to all our members, with special mention to all of you who worked over the festive period.


With ever increasing pressure on the NHS for patients, carers and staff, 2016 promises to be another year of stress and strain on our vital public service, as the full...

December 24th, 2015


October 23rd, 2015

Gun's n' Roses famously sang "It's hard to hold a candle in the cold November rain."


That may well be true but holding our November branch newsletter couldn't be easier. So get your hands on one here: