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 find below a link to the Retired Members’ Pocket Book, which was agreed in the meeting of UNISON South West Retired Members’ on 20 July. For existing retired members and those approaching retirement. SW Retired Members Handbook 2022
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Our annual Get Active event is heading to the beach! Croyde Bay, North Devon, 20 – 22 May 2022 This year entitled ‘Change the workplace, change the world’ we’ll be taking over UNISON’s Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in North Devon from Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd May 2022....
Please follow the link below for the Newsletter. SW Retired Members Committee - Newsletter - Retired Life March 2022
Please click on the link below which will take you to the government website that confirms that the temporary ‘retire and return’ pension arrangements which allow retired and partially retired staff to return to work in the NHS or increase their working commitments...