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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...

NHS Pension Scheme – Age Discrimination update

The government is developing proposals to address the unlawful age discrimination identified by the Court of Appeal in the 2015 reforms to the Judicial and Firefighters’ pension schemes. More information on the ruling can its implications for the NHS Pension Scheme...

UNISON Ambulance Member Update 28 April 2020

UNISON Ambulance member update April This is a member update from UNISON Ambulance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) UNISON advice to ambulance members on PPE: • Individual risk assessments should be the main factor in deciding your level of PPE. • A minimum of...

Annual Leave for SWASFT staff

We would like to encourage our SWASFT members to restart booking their annual leave as this is often found to be challenging when you are seeking your preferred choice. You can find more details and a FAQ’s link in the Chiefs Bulletin dated 24th April...