Paramedic in the back of an ambulance

Blog: Call 999 – the terrifying crisis in the ambulance service

We need them when things are at their worst, but demand on paramedics has been increasing, recently hidden by the pandemic. How can our first responders be helped?

UNISON comments on RCN story on NHS pay

NHS employees as a whole are struggling to survive on just their basic pay.

Emergency service workers need greater protection

No one should face violence, abuse and sexual harassment at work

New pay deal for paramedics

The role of a paramedic will be re-banded nationally, giving paramedics the opportunity to earn more as they progress. The Department of Health, NHS Employers and ambulance unions have agreed paramedics will be re-banded nationally from band 5 to band 6. This new deal will see paramedics in England move up the pay scale from […]

Paramedics’ skills and responsibilities recognised

Two years of joint union work with employers sees agreement on Agenda for Change Band 6 job profile for ambulance paramedics