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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World Menopause Day

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. As the union of a million women in public services, we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women are […]

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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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Certificate of appreciation

Today, we received a certificate of appreciation from ‘There For You’ the UNISON welfare charity for our exceptional donation to the Covid 19 response fund. This was our second donation to the fund that has been setup to help provide support to those in desperate need. From the NHS domestic missing out on overtime shifts […]

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