PPE UPDATE

In response to the continued issues raised from our members, LAS UNISON Branch have worked with our management in the last few days to secure the following agreed guidance to our members that provides a more appropriate level of PPE for the risks we encounter. We advise our members that, when faced with patient and […]

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Grave concerns over PPE Guidance

Dear Khadir, I am again writing on behalf of LAS UNISON Branch with regards to the grave concerns our Branch Committee and members now have over the PPE guidance and supply for all patient treatment. Over the past three weeks we have repeatedly requested evidence to support the specific PPE guidance that our members are […]

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PPE Request

Following on from our previous letter regarding appropriate PPE, Eddie Brand, LAS UNISON Branch Secretary has written a further e-mail regarding the suitability of the PPE ambulance crews are expected to use. Good morning all, Thank you for your reply Chris. Whilst we realise we stated that we would like to see Staff at least wearing aprons, surgical masks and gloves. […]

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Thank you from LAS UNISON

Dear Member, We are in a time of National Emergency, a time that has not been seen in our lifetime. Once again our public service workers are on the frontline fighting to keep our communities and our country safe and well. Fighting, against the odds, to keep services running. LAS UNISON is working hard to […]

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Letter to COO – Safe Staffing

Today we have written to the London Ambulance Service Chief Operating Officer Khadir Meer with concerns that our members continue to raise to our representatives and LAS UNISON Branch officers. The text of the letter is shown below or you can download a copy here Dear Khadir, I am writing to you on behalf of […]

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RE: DCA OVERTIME BULLETIN

Yesterday, (Thursday 05/03/20) We met with Senior Management to raise our concerns regarding the Bulletin that was sent out on (Wednesday 04/03/20 DCA Overtime Bulletin) We appreciate our service is under tremendous pressure with Covid19 calls, but to treat our overworked members as set out in the above bulletin was not helpful, unfair and in […]

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LAS UNISON wins award for securing qualifications for staff

London Ambulance Service UNISON has won an award at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) annual Excellence Awards for the work they have done on helping members secure the qualifications they need to apply for the service apprenticeship courses. UNISON have worked hard to support those staff who want to undergo […]

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