Health & Safety Postbag 3

Health and Safety Postbag – December 2018 With the year fast drawing to a close it is time to review and round up all the current issues: Conveyance of Patients in PTS Ambulances: Concerns have been raised with regard to the conveyance of patients in PTS ambulances which are not fitted with a stretcher. These […]

Concept Ambulance on The Move North East Ambulance Service

As part of the new ambulance design programme we were afforded the opportunity to take type 3 and type 4 ambulances to our fellow ambulance crews in the North East of England

EEAST managers have rights to good working conditions with Unison assistance available.

Tristan Ravenscroft (Unison Managers Rep) and UNISON, post campaigning on this overtime subject, would like to now confirm that if a band 7 LOM agrees to undertake any front line ambulance, or RRV shift overtime that is offered to them that they will be paid as per the new LOM overtime agreement at a band 7 rate with unsociable hours added (the same as all other staff).

HCPC are proposing to increase fees

UNISON ambulance branches are encouraging all members to take part in UNISONS survey on the HCPC proposal to further increase its registration fees by a massive 18% from £90 to £106.

Tax relief on your unison fees

I would like to make members aware that you can claim a % of tax relief on your unison fees .

Health and Safety Post Bag 2

Health and Safety Post bag 2
18th October 2018

UNISON attended an Essex Police CPD day

UNISON attended an Essex Police Continued Professional Development training event for TRiM practitioners at Wat Tyler Park, Pitsea on Friday 12th October.

Unison Representatives attend Trust Clinical Briefing days.

Across the 2 days of Trust Clinical Briefing days at Newmarket, 4 of the Unison EEAST branch reps currently undertaking block time attended to represent the branch.

Member update on BBR and Relief policy following SPF 3/10/18

Following the Staff Partnership Forum held at EEAST HQ yesterday.(Wednesday 3 October.) UNISON reps John Hammond, Michael Whitcombe, Jes Micallef and Graham Hillman attended for UNISON alongside me. As you may expect, the meeting was dominated by the issue of Building Better Rotas and discussions around an employer-wide Relief Policy. I wanted to update UNISON […]

Health and Safety Postbag 1

Postbag 1