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Special statement from UNISON Cymru Wales on ambulance tragedy

Fatal accident involving ambulance staff in North Wales has ‘devastated’ colleagues

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Branch film highlights ambulance workers’ stress

East of England ambulance branch video sees staff talk about how stress affects their work and online petition backs solutions trust could adopt

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Impact of austerity on members report

A report that maps the effects of the public sector pay freeze, the Government spending reviews and wider public sector reforms on UNISON members.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service branch ‘no confidence’ in NIAS board

At a meeting of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service branch of UNISON on 6 August 2014 a vote of “No confidence” was taken in the NIAS Trust Board, Chief Executive Officer and Directorship.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cake and support: public backs NHS strike

Reports from around the picket lines, the internet and a new opinion poll show public backing for action by health workers in England

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

Ambulance bosses suspend disputed pay deductions after pressure from unions

UNISON prepares for ‘genuine and constructive’ negotiations over unsocial hours arrangements

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON ambulance branches to ballot over Annex E unsocial hours payments

UNISON ambulance branches in England will be running consultative ballots over the next six weeks to see if members want to accept or reject proposals from employers about how deductions to Annex E unsocial hours could be applied during sickness absence

Article on the UNISON National site.

National ambulance specifications – make your voices heard

UNISON Eastern is urging ambulance staff to make their voices heard over a bid to introduce a uniform fleet design for double-crewed ambulances across England. Following last year’s Lord Carter review into operational productivity in England’s ambulance trusts, NHS Improvement has opened a consultation on a specific van-conversion ambulance style to do away with “unwarranted […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON – the union for paramedics. Leaflet

An A5 leaflet outlining why UNISON is the union for paramedics. Can be used to recruit paramedics.

Media on the UNISON National site.

There must be no hiding place for bullies in the ambulance service

Concerned that directors at the trust appeared to be ignoring or dismissing incidents of bullying, harassment and […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Ambulance workers are a special breed

Branches like these show how right we are to be proud of our union, and what UNISON activists are capable of, even in these difficult times.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON says East of England ambulances changes are ‘unacceptable’

Proposals include changes to meal breaks and ‘late finishes’ leading to compulsory overtime

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Junior doctors and ambulance workers are saying the same thing

Perhaps the health secretary doesn’t realise how important trust is for working people negotiating with their employers. But as Britain’s largest health union, we’re looking on with real concern at his behaviour, imposing contracts that junior doctors don’t want and failing to deliver on his commitments to ambulance workers.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Ambulance trusts move to cut sick pay

Ambulance trusts are moving to cut sick pay, despite of warnings from UNISON is any money is docked from pay packets

Article on the UNISON National site.