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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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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Government must reassure anxious NHS staff about equipment concerns, says UNISON

The government must win back the confidence of NHS and social care staff amid growing anxiety over protective kit shortages, says UNISON today (Wednesday). A letter from the union to health secretary Matt Hancock urges the government to step up communication with health workers. It says widespread confusion exists over what personal protective equipment (PPE) […]

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