UNISON is one of Britain’s biggest unions, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services. South Western Ambulance & Allied Health Branch covers UNISON members working in the NHS or for private contractors providing public services relating to pre-hopistal care.
Our members include staff working full or part time in South Western Ambulance Service, private and voluntary sectors. Our list of employers include:
- South Western Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust
- Arriva Transport
- Bristol Ambulance
- Care UK
- Devon Doctors
- E-Zec Medical
- First Care Ambulance
- Kernow Ambulance
- Mobile Care
- NSL Care Services
- Rapid & Secure
- St John Ambulance
- Wings Ambulance Service
- Plymouth University, Bournemouth University and UWE (paramedic science staff & students)
As well as current employees, SWAAHB also looks after retired members and students, proving that we are stronger together!
We negotiate on behalf of our members for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.
Your Unison Rep team have received a few concerns from various members, about some managers, in some areas, asking them to take paid or unpaid A/L when their child/children are told by their school or Track & Trace to isolate because of a recent Covid+ contact. ...
Your Unison Branch Reps are continually working to improve the processes that improve your working lives, none more so than Ted and Maggie down in Cornwall. They recently spoke with ROC and their County Commander around Station allocation of annual leave hours for...
The following events are still to come before Christmas. Friday the 27th of November Young members online quiz and social 19:30 – 21:30 You can register and share the eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/young-members-quiz-and-social-tickets-128479799539...
Knowing that operational services support staff rarely get the recognition they deserve. The aim of One Team Day on 25 November is to celebrate everything that NHS staff have been doing behind the scenes throughout the pandemic. UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said:...
Many Paramedics will be disappointed that Intubation is being removed from practice. As a Unison Branch we’re always asking management for evidence based decision making and the evidence, on this issue, points to a safer, effective, alternative in Supra-Glotic...
UNISON South West Retired Members will be holding a virtual online meeting on Thursday 12 November at 2.30 pm which will be open to all UNISON South West Retired Members. The meeting will be held as a Zoom Meeting and the link will be sent to those Retired Members who...
Where to find us
UNISON Branch Office