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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 Employers COVID Advice

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...

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UNISON National Women’s Conference 2021

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...

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Temporary Covid MealBreak Update

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...

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One Team – 2K – Pay Up Now!

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...

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