LAS Annual Leave Policy

Please download and read the draft annual leave policy and feedback to your local UNISON representative or direct to your Area representative. You can also feedback via our contact form. Click here to download the DRAFT annual leave policy to your device   If you are using Safari on an apple device then click here […]

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PUT NHS PAY RIGHT

The LAS UNISON Branch has sent the letter below today (25/05/2022) to Daniel Elkeles, London Ambulance Service Chief Executive and Damian McGuinness, Director of People & Culture.   Dear Daniel, NHS staff are facing the largest cost of living crisis for a generation and the 2022 pay settlement is already well over a month overdue. […]

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FREE tuition and qualification for Functional Skills

The LAS UNISON Branch is once again offering FREE tuition and qualification for Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics This is available to any member who does not have a GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics and wants to enter a higher education course, including the LAS Paramedic Program. Times – Every Wednesday between 4-6 hours […]

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London ambulance staff lead humanitarian convoy to Ukraine

Paramedics are driving 1,000 miles to deliver 10 ambulances to Ukraine health workers and relief goods to refugees Early this morning (Mon 28 March) a team of 26 London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedics, many of them UNISON members, left a foggy East London for a 1,000-mile drive across Europe to Poland, in an extraordinary humanitarian […]

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FREE tuition and qualification for Functional Skills

Level 2 in English and Mathematics This is available to any member who does not have a GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics and wants to enter a higher education course, including the LAS Paramedic Program. Times – 10:00 – 15:30 Time scales – Up to a maximum of 45 hours teaching, though to complete ASAP depending on […]

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London Ambulance Estates Strategy & Consolidation

The London Ambulance Service UNISON Branch have written to the new CEO of the London Ambulance Service regarding the service Estates Strategy and consolidation of ambulance station started at the height of the pandemic in 2020. You can download the letter here, it is also published below:   Dear Daniel, We are saddened to be […]

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Welfare of ambulance staff at risk as services face ‘unsustainable’ demand

UNISON has written to ambulance service chiefs calling for urgent support for staff as services face unprecedented 999 call volumes and unsustainable demand from the public. The letter to Daren Mochrie, chair of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), says employers must act ​now to​limit the impact on the wellbeing and morale of staff, especially those working […]

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