Give all NHS staff a wage rise immediately of at least £2k, says UNISON

Staff deserve immediate wage lift from government A pay claim submitted by UNISON to the government today (Friday 28 Aug) would see every NHS employee receive an increase of at least £2,000 by the end of this year. UNISON – which is the UK’s biggest union and represents NHS staff including healthcare assistants, radiographers, porters, midwives and […]

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UNISON General Secretary Nomination

This afternoon (20th August 2020) the London Ambulance UNISON Branch Committee met and have decided to nominate Christina McAnea for General Secretary to our great union. Christina has worked with our branch on many issues and has the experience, a proven track record and vision to lead our union. We look forward to working with […]

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Financial assistance

If you are a member and you are experiencing financial difficulties, whatever the circumstances, There for You can offer you support. We can provide one-off grants to those in difficulty due to coronavirus, or other financial assistance for those experiencing unexpected hardship. Financial assistance You may have financial difficulties for all sorts of unexpected reasons, […]

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Vaccinations

Dear LAS UNISON members, LAS UNISON have been informed by the LAS management that issues were raised with some vaccinations given to staff during December 2019 and February 2020. This includes potential issues with a break in the cold chain storage amongst other concerns. This week a letter has been sent by the LAS to […]

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NHS Pension Scheme – Age Discrimination

Ambulance update The government has now issued their consultation on correcting the unlawful age discrimination that was identified by the Court of Appeal in the 2015 reforms to the Judicial and Firefighters’ pension schemes. The consultation sets out two possible mechanisms for correcting the discrimination, an immediate choice exercise and a deferred choice underpin. Each […]

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UNISON London ambulance staff raise thousands for frontline workers

Sales of a commemorative badge created by two UNISON London Ambulance Service (LAS) staff have raised more than £50,000 for charities providing mental health and financial support to frontline staff, says the union today (Monday 27 July). Jason Clelland, an emergency medical technician and UNISON rep, and incident response officer Matt James, designed the badge […]

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