Annual leave update

The trust have put together a number of FAQs around the decrease in the number of staff that are able to take annual leave from the end of November 2018 to April 2019.

https://ntk.eastamb.nhs.uk/Downloads/Annual%20Leave%20-%20FAQs%20June%202018.pdf

These changes see an increased time where the restrictions on the number of staff able to be on annual leave are reduced by 25% (Late Nov 2018 and Jan-March 2019.) The 50% reduction in Dec 2018 to early 2019 is very similar dates to last years limits.

The EADT ran a news story on this today.

http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/east-of-england-ambulance-service-annual-leave-unison-suffolk-essex-1-5569108

Need to Know has also added a news story where the trust has apologised for the way the decision was communicated and have confirmed that the leave limits were not agreed with UNISON .

https://ntk.eastamb.nhs.uk/news/annual-leave-policy-update-and-faqs.htm