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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

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...

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Stand with the Alexandra care workers

A group of care workers in the South West urgently need your support. Care workers employed by Alexandra Homes in Bristol are facing intimidation and an impossible choice, but they are standing together in UNISON and pushing back. With your support they can win and...

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Sustainable Hub Final Structure

Would all Hub members please note that Reps will be gauging reaction to the Sustainable Hub final structure and listening to individual’s comments over the next few days. If you have any views that you want the Branch to consider please speak or email your local rep....

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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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