Unison members protest about health cuts at the Baltic, near the Sage Music Centre in Gateshead as the the union’s health workers conference takes place. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 24, 2006. Unison general secretary Dave Prentis raised the threat of industrial action in protest at cuts in jobs and services in the NHS as controversy continued to rage over the Government’s health reforms. See PA story INDUSTRY Health. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA.