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 UNISON South West Disabled Members self-organised group annual general meeting takes place on Saturday 27 November 10am – 3.30pm at the Great Western Hotel, Taunton. The annual general meeting is open to all Disabled Members in our region. Come along and meet...
Thursday 11 November 2021 At 10.30 – 1.30 (AGM at 12.30 pm) Via Zoom Unfortunately, due to the uncertainty of the Covid pandemic we have no alternative other than to hold the Seminar and AGM via zoom. The venue we had provisionally booked is unable to accommodate us...
FAO All Paramedics Please can we bring to the attention of all Paramedics the email below from Adrian South. As you will hopefully be aware, the deadline for all Paramedics renewing their Paramedic registration is midnight tonight (31/8/21). Unlike in previous years...
UNISON is asking members if they support this award with a vote, which went live on Friday 30th July. The vote is set to run until 10th September. NHS Pay Briefings These events are to inform members, how you can have your say. The events are scheduled on the...
NHS pay announcement (England) - 3% The Government has announced it will be implementing a 3% pay rise for all NHS AfC staff in England as recommended by the PRB. The rise will be backdated to the 1 April due date. As you know this is not a negotiated outcome so the...
Please find below the latest edition of Retired Life - SW Retired Members' Committee Newsletter June 21. SW Retired Members Newsletter - Retired Life final version June 2021 (2)