Search tagged Stress

Delegates vow to fight against social work privatisation

Delegates queue up to reveal the scale of the crisis affecting a vital service

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Stress at Work – a guide for UNISON safety reps

A4 guide for safety reps containing advice on negotiating around this issue and case studies. New edition October 2014

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON on Lord Carter’s report into productivity in the NHS

Understaffed teams with limited resources has had a terrible impact on staff well-being

Article on the UNISON National site.

Stress: helping branches help our members

The stress epidemic in public services is sadly an all-too-familiar story

Article on the UNISON National site.

’It’s the workplace that needs to change, not the person’

Conference pledges action to tackle growing problem of mental health issues for local government workers facing pressures driven by austerity, cuts and growing demand for the services they provide

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Stress Claims Protocol – A Guide for UNISON

Guide to steer branches through the UNISON protocol when dealing with a stress claim from a member. This pack includes a factsheet for members, a checklist that branches must complete with members and a suggested letter template. Available as a pdf download. Very limited stock available only if you are unable to download.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Stress guidance for chief officers and senior managers

Guide for chief officers and senior managers in local authorities deals with stress at work, examining the potential causes and outlining what you can do about it

Media on the UNISON National site.

Legal form stress claims

Before completing this form the member must have met the checklist criteria in Stress Claims Protocol (stock no 1926). This form can then be completed and sent to our lawyers who will consider whether the member has a personal injury work related stress claim. This is an A4 pdf that should be printed. Updated September 2018.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Working together to reduce stress at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG

In a great example of partnership working, UNISON has been working closely with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group to run a series of stress management workshops for their staff. The topic of reducing staff stress levels was raised at a recent meeting with the employer and Jo Rust, regional organiser, suggested UNISON’s Staying […]

News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON releases film showing the stress on ambulance staff in advance of vote on strike action

The stress faced by frontline ambulance staff in the East of England Ambulance Service is set out in a hard hitting film released by UNISON today (Monday). The six minute film is being released as staff are about to be balloted on industrial action over a lack of rest breaks and enforced overtime that can […]

Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON rep wins praise for work on stress

Health and safety rep Scott Donohoe praised after being awarded the STUC Frank Maguire award

Article on the UNISON National site.

Fit Note Factsheet

Bargaining Support Factsheet

Media on the UNISON National site.

Working Alone – a UNISON guide

A health and safety guide on lone working for safety representatives 20pp A4 booklet. Revised February 2018.

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action to tackle stress epidemic in public services

Union survey of 10,000 members shows that stress is harming staff and services – but employers rarely talk about it

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

2017 UNISON stress survey

2017 UNISON stress survey: summary report and full data

Media on the UNISON National site.