H&S in Norfolk by H&S rep Mark Wibberley.

Health & Safety from Central Norfolk   It has been a busy year again in Central Norfolk with the introduction of new fleet, many new staff members and changes in uniform.  The list is long to say the least. New fleet meant new charging points i.e. trailing cables outside stations, a higher risk of trip […]

Have your say on labour leadership and funding

Have your say on Labour leadership and funding Following what was undeniably a disastrous election for Labour, the party have embarked upon a new leadership election. Any party member is entitled to vote on prospective candidates for the leadership. If you are an affiliated Labour Link member, you are entitled to register as an affiliated […]

Fiat Ambulance Emergency Lights and Sirens

Fiat Ambulance Emergency Lights and Sirens Concerns have been raised about the visual and audible warnings that have been included in the specification for the new Fiat ambulance, in particular relating to the type of emergency blue lights and the siren which is manufactured by a different company to the one installed on the Mercedes […]

December 2019 Newsletter

We’re going on the front foot – a message from Jess Micallef It was great to see so many reps turn up for our December activist forum, all committed to getting stuck in, building UNISON and standing up for East of England Ambulance Service employees. UNISON national ambulance officer Colm Porter joined us to talk […]

Ensuring the Principles of the Newly Qualified Paramedic Consolidation of Learning Programme are upheld.

UNISON working with EEAST under the disputes resolution process to ensure thePrinciples of the Newly Qualified Paramedic Consolidation of Learning Programmeare upheld.   UNISON have been made aware that a number of Newly Qualified Paramedics have some concerns that the national framework for the NQP preceptorship very clearly states that the progression from band 5 […]

CCTV on Ambulances

Concerns have been raised that the safety cameras being installed on the ambulances will be recording all the time that the engine is switched. As far as I am aware the system will be working in the same manner as dash-cams which means that there will be a continual loop of what is being viewed. […]

East of England Ambulance Unison branch- expression of interests to be elected at the 2020 AGM. Workplace reps\ H+S reps and branch officers.

The attached letter and information will be going out to all Unison members who are in the branch to home addresses this wee‎k. If you want to be a new or continue to be a workplace rep or h+s‎ rep or stand for any branch officer posts for the year April 2020 to March 2021 […]

Your chance to share your thoughts and experiences of working at EEAST with EEAST executives.

Your chance to share your thoughts and experiences of working at EEAST with EEAST executives.   Staff have been sent an invite via internal coms that is also on the EEAST Need to Know  to share thoughts and experiences of working at EEAST- https://ntk.eastamb.nhs.uk/news/air-and-share-your-experiences-of-working-for-eeast-with-our-exec-directors.htm UNISON would like to encourage all members to air there thoughts […]

Britain needs a government that invests in public services, says UNISON

By Hugo Brice – Labour Link branch officer and UNISON steward. Britain needs a government that invests in public services, says UNISON Colleagues and friends, as you are undoubtedly aware, we are in election season. This election is about far more than Brexit, it’s about the future of our country and our public services hang […]

Challenging Racism

  Glenn  Carrington Peterborough Station Rep Black Members Officer 07508110711. Unison 20106.   More than 70 years after it was founded the NHS continues to rely on staff from all round the world, and generations of Black staff have made the NHS what it is today. Yet many Black staff in the NHS still face […]