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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


The Branch has today sent out a survey to all of our Full Members via the Membership System, by email. For those that have chosen not to receive communications from Unison by this method please can we ask you to complete the survey on the link below as we wish to...

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CAT 2 Dispatch Protocol

Here is a Unison statement regarding the CAT 2 Dispatch Protocol that has been issued by SWAST. Dear Members On Wednesday 19th February 2020, SWAST issued a ‘Special Communications for the Clinical Hubs’. This will come into effect week commencing Monday, 2nd March....

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Winter Fuel Grant

There for You has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members. The Winter Fuel Grant programme, will be running until Friday 14 February 2020. To apply for a Winter Fuel Grant: • Print out and complete the short 1-page application form OR • Download forms from our...

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