Health and Safety Committee Update

Latest news from the H&S committee

UNISON rep supports member at appeal and member is reinstated.

Lindsay Ward pictured) and the member she represented have agreed for the below case to be added to the branch website as a news story. “I have been a Unison representative for the South Cambs area for now some years, of which I thoroughly enjoy helping our members within the local area with advice and […]

Drivers responsibilities

Drivers Responsibilities   The Mandatory Roadworthy Checks (MRCs) are what the drivers of vehicles in the UK are legally required to carry out before they take their vehicle onto the highway. The Vehicles Daily Inspections (VDIs) are the corporate checks that employers require their employees to carryout in order to confirm that the vehicle has […]

Outcome of UNISON EEAST survey following the training of staff to use the new fiat ambulances

Outcome of UNISON EEAST survey following the training of staff to use the new fiat ambulances.     Following concerns from some UNISON members that some of the training prior to staff using  he new Fiat Ambulances UNISONs EEAST branch agreed to survey members on how they found the training.   The results are now […]

Nominations now in for branch officers, workplace stewards and health and safety reps.

Nominations now in for branch officers, workplace stewards and health and safety reps.   Nominations have now closed for branch officers, workplace stewards and health and safety reps in the EEAST branch. There is one contested branch officer position and members will be contacted in February 2020 via home addresses to vote in this election. […]

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 […]

Trust Relief Policy update

Following Unison raising this at SPF in November and more locally in a number of areas the following statement has now appeared on Need to Know: Trust Relief Policy  It has come to our attention that some employees may have concerns in circumstances when the planning regarding relief elements is not as they expected it to be […]

Lots of UNISON members in the list of staff that received awards at the EEAST annual awards.

Lots of UNISON members in the list of staff that received awards at the EEAST annual awards. Please see the link below that was added to NTK last week following the EEAST staff awards. Many of the staff that received awards are UNISON members. Well done to these members who have been recognised for care, […]

Holiday pay dispute verdict

NHS staff who regularly do extra hours can celebrate a landmark court victory ensuring their extra work is taken into account when their holiday pay is calculated, UNISON says today. The Court of Appeal has found in favour of a paramedic and 12 of his colleagues who all work for the East of England Ambulance […]

Specialist Paramedics Update – Working towards pay uplift.

naspf letter to JEG chairs This short web update is to confirm that a representative from UNISON EEAST and the Regional Organiser in Eastern Region are meeting with Marcus Bailey this week to discuss the various specialist Paramedic roles at EEAST. Please also note that on 7th May 2019 UNISON nationally raised again with the […]