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.
Please follow the following link to find the most up to date COVID19 advice direct from NHS Employers https://www.nhsemployers.org/covid19/staff-terms-and-conditions/staff-terms-and-conditions-faqs/pay#Caring Please work with your local reps to ensure you receive the...
UNISON has made the decision to begin the democratic processes for the re-commencement of UNISON Rule Book Conferences for 2021. Under current government guidelines, we would not be able to hold a physical conference, but with the dynamic COVID-19 situation we find...
Further to consultation with the President, General Secretary and the Chairs of the National Black Members Committee and following the recently updated COVID-19 restrictions, the decision has been taken not to hold UNISON’s physical Black Members Conference 2021. The...
Dear Members On the 22nd September the Branch put out an outline of a joint temporary Covid Mealbreak (M/B) SOP, which sought to mitigate against late/missed breaks and overcrowding on some stations at break times, due to Covid related increase in demand. Your, mainly...
HMT consultation – Public service pension schemes: changes to the transitional arrangements to the 2015 Scheme. See link below....
ONE TEAM – 2K – PAY UP NOW As the biggest trade union in the ambulance sector UNISON understands the role you play and continue to play in dealing with the pandemic. Now it’s time for the government to recognise this and turn their applause and warm words for...
Where to find us
UNISON Branch Office