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About us

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
  • ERS
  • E-Zec Medical
  • First Care Ambulance
  • Kernow Ambulance
  • Mobile Care
  • NSL Care Services
  • Rapid & Secure
  • Servitas
  • St John Ambulance
  • Vocare
  • 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.

Latest News

Reap Red/Black Welfare

All Operational and Hub Members The Branch met with senior managers today to discuss the welfare of crews and hub staff in these times of unprecedented demand. We proposed that the hospital canteen voucher system be reinvigorated and that a similar system needs to be...

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McCloud Judgement

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

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NHS Pay Campaign- Lobbying your MP

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...

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Long-Standing Paramedic Band 6 Incremental Rise

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,...

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