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NHS Pension Scheme Update

Ambulance update NHS Pension Scheme – Age Discrimination The government has now issued their consultation on correcting the unlawful age discrimination that was identified by the Court of Appeal in the 2015 reforms to the Judicial and Firefighters’ pension...

Unison Members of UWE Cohorts 1 and 4

Attention! To all Unison members of UWE DLP Cohorts 1 and 4 The Branch has reminded the Trust of its promise to the Students of Cohorts 1 & 4, in the course-fee funding settlement of Oct 2019. That promise was; “ …we would like to offer you a priority place on a...

ECA – SALARY OVERPAYMENTS

If you remember when the role of ERA was introduced during Covid-19 we negotiated a payment of 7.5% for ECAs who were working alongside an ERA and the ECA on Band 2 to be uplifted to Band 3 during Covid. We have been informed that this has resulted in overpayments to...

Member Update – PPE chest compression

AACE Position Statement on the AGP Status of Chest Compressions and Defibrillation UNISON response The conflicting guidance that has been issued by expert bodies on the level of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that should be used when performing chest compressions...