Dear Unite member
The Francis Report released today highlights the tragic circumstance that led to the poor quality of care at Mid Staffs. At the time, Unite was very vocal at the Trust and strategic levels in bringing these concerns to the attention of decision makers and trying to force change.
Unite was able to do this because our members raised issues with their union.Today Unite is writing to all our members in the Health Sector to highlight how the NHS should start to move forward from this report to ensure safe services for patients and staff. Please take time to read the letter and our response, ‘Prevention is better than cure‘.
Hard copies of our response are available to members from your regional office.
Unite will support all members who choose to raise issues of concerns in their workplace. We want the NHS to be safe for you and your patients.
Unite head of health