UNISON general secretary shows support for London Ambulance Service members

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Tuesday) showed his support for London Ambulance Service (LAS) UNISON members as they face unprecedented pressures caused by cuts and performance targets. Speaking on a visit to the LAS UNISON branch, Mr Prentis said he understood just how tough it was for them and highlighted the failure of the government to appreciate the crucial role members play in saving lives. He said: “I know…






Call to take 12 Hour strike action Thursday 29th January 2015

Dear UNISON Member, I am writing, as Branch Secretary, to call on you to take strike action again in line with our national NHS pay dispute strategy. To increase pressure on the Government we are calling on you to strike for 12 hours.






Letter to CE Ann Radmore from LAS UNISON Branch Secretary

Dear Ann, I am writing to you on behalf of London Ambulance UNISON, but also making a personal plea for our Service to act, take the initiative, and force through radical changes to retain and reward staff. We both know that needs to happen. The very fact of UNISON writing to you directly reflects the seriousness of the situation.






Call to take strike action – Mon 24 Nov

London Ambulance UNISON Call to take strike action 24th November 2014 Dear UNISON Member, I am writing, as Branch Secretary, to call on you to take strike action again in line with our national NHS pay dispute strategy. We had a very successful turnout on 13th October 2014 and I am confident that we can have an even better impact and show of solidarity at our next four hour strike:…






Eric Roberts elected Vice President of UNISON

At the UNISON National Delegate Conference in Brighton this week, Eric Roberts, Branch Secretary of the London Ambulance Service Branch was elected as Vice President of UNISON.






Annex E Industrial Action Ballot Update

The Industrial Action Ballot due this week has been postponed to allow more talks between the Union and the National Ambulance Employers. More information will be available next week. At the moment this is a postponement of the ballot, and not a cancellation. Eric Roberts, Branch Secretary LAS UNISON






Annex E (Unsocial Hours) Update from Branch Secretary

Thank you for voting in the recent ballot on Annex E proposals.  As you know, UNISON members in London Ambulance Service rejected the proposals and sent a very clear message that they do not want  to agree changes which would allow ambulance employers to deduct Annex E payments during periods of sick leave to reflect the NHS Staff Council changes made to the standard ‘section 2’ payments earlier this year.






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A Time for Change Update

On the 5 July 2013 the London Ambulance Service formally responded by letter to concerns we had raised and on the 22 July we replied. Both letters can be seen below. Letter to UNISON UNISON response to 5th July 2013 letter






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