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.
The latest update on the "McCloud Judgement", the link below explains the government changes to public service pension schemes and how it may affect you. https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/february-2021-update-government-changes-public-service-pension-schemes
Would you like to learn about Lobbying your MP? The courses detailed below are available to all our members. This course is part of our NHS Pay Campaign strategy to encourage all members to lobby your local politicians to let them know that 1% is not acceptable so...
Long-standing Band 6 Paramedics who were given October as their incremental date on the inception of A4C, may be under the misconception that they won’t reach Spine Point 28 (i.e. the highest salary they’re able to earn in Band 6) until 1/10/2021. The 3 year pay deal,...
All members of UNISON are entitled to a complimentary, no obligation initial 30 minute telephone consultation with a professional financial adviser from Lighthouse at your convenience UNISON SW Ambulance Telephone Appointments Invite
This Thursday (1 April) is when NHS staff are due a pay rise. To mark this day, health unions are asking everyone to use the windows of their flats, houses and offices to show support for NHS workers and put pressure on the Westminster government to rethink its insult...
Please find below a copy of the latest SW Retired Members’ Newsletter – Retired Life. AR Retired Members Newsletter Retired Life March 2021 - Final Version
Where to find us
UNISON Branch Office