Author Archives: Fraer Stevenson

#missing15minutes

Members have been in touch about the ‘missing’ 15 minutes de-kitting time at the end of shift. We have also seen emails from management setting out that this will no longer be paid. UNISON does not believe this is fair … Continue reading

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UNISON and Mind working together to support the mental health of emergency workers

UNISON and MIND have produced a guide for anyone working in emergency services, or for anyone who wants to find out how they can support someone with a mental health problem. https://www.unison.org.uk/content/uploads/2017/04/24299.pdf

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UNISON’s May Newsletter – out now!

UNISON’s May Branch Newsletter is out now, featuring:  It’s dangerous to go Solo, Become a Blue Light Champion – join the growing number of staff offering peer to peer support, Patient Transport Services – a report into privatisation, UNISON tweets, … Continue reading

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This week is Mental Health Awareness week, so please consider signing up to become a Blue Light Champion in our Trust.

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UNISON EEAST April Newsletter

 This months edition includes… Outcome for ECAs over pay parity with AAPs, following UNISONs collective grievance  Become a MIND Blue Light Champion and help support your colleagues Stop Suicide training workshops (free places still available) NEWS from the Public Board … Continue reading

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MIND and UNISON collaborate to offer free training to improve mental health

The first of a series of free workshops planned: STOP Suicide workshops

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Ambulance Trust reneges on welfare commitment to frontline staff

NTK this week (2nd March) includes an article from the Director of Service Delivery stating, ‘the handover to clear element also has a 15 minute target and that is the expectation on every one of us.’ This is apparently linked … Continue reading

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