Presentation on theme: "Gail Adams, Head of Nursing Health & Social Care Assistants – a complex future or generational opportunity?"— Presentation transcript:
Gail Adams, Head of Nursing Health & Social Care Assistants – a complex future or generational opportunity?
Introduction UNISON Current situation What legacy for Francis, Berwick, Keogh & Cavendish Principles Priorities
UNISON Largest healthcare union Union of choice for HCAs & Social Care Staff 350,000 in membership Largest source of research Track record of partnership working Support their professional & personal development UNISON & OU Partnership since 1995
How do staff feel?
Current situation Complex – architecture, location & size, ecconomics Competition doesn't build co- operation Government is anti regulation Unclear if there will be additional funds Differing UK picture
Current Situation Francis Keogh Berwick Cavendish Unclear how Government will land Less than 18 months from Perda
Principles Induction Certificate in Care Linked to bands 1-4 work Linked to pre reg programmes HEE will play a significant role Prof Standards Authority CR14
Key priorities Dementia End of Life Care Openings programmes Twin track approach new & existing staff Widening participation
“ This is a once in a generational opportunity to for us to work together & to be good ancestors” Gail Adams