NHS guidance on supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Everything that you need to know on the supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment.

Protection equipment for care workers is essential, says UNISON

Social care staff looking after the elderly and vulnerable are ‘frightened and frustrated’ at not getting access to protective equipment, says UNISON today (Wednesday). The union has received reports from workers that employers are denying them masks and basic protection such as hand gel, and that supplies of other kit are running low. These safety […]

Coronavirus: Important advice

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are if taking sick leave or self-isolating. UNISON National advice UK Government advice ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Universal Credit website Guidance on PPE equipment (From NHS)

Coronavirus: UNISON helping members financially

UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity is still operating during the current health crisis and is asking branches for financial support UNISON is responding to the national coronavirus crisis by offering practical help to members experiencing financial hardship. Staff at the union’s dedicated charity, There for You, are seeking to reassure members that they are still offering […]

Coronavirus: Advice from the Trust

You can find a link to Coronavirus advice from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust here… https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/covid19

Blog 39: Coronavirus

Hi Dudes, Blog 39 here. Obviously this Blog is going to take a slightly different tone to the usual frolics.  Things are changing so rapidly that by the time you read these things may be out of date. Please keep up to date via government announcements / websites, and the trusts daily update. Remember to […]

Blog 38: UNISON is there to support our members

Hi Dudes Blog 38 is here and you find us dancing in this joyous rain and splashing our way to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) TUESDAY 3rd March 2020 AGM 1 : LGI – 07:15am –    Food Court, Clarendon Wing AGM 2 : SJUH – 16:00pm  – UNISON offices, Beckett Wing Please all c’mon down […]

Write for rights campaign

Over the last two months the Branch have been taking part in the Amnesty International Write for rights campaign, culminating on December the 10th (Human Rights Day) 40 individual letters and actions were completed. Solidarity to the oppressed worldwide from UNISON Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

Blog 37: Staying positive and public transport wrestling

Hi Dudes, Blog 37 here, and as 2020 arrives aren’t we all full of hope and vigour? Well if hope and vigour is a new real ale promoted by a micro brewery possibly. However real hope and glory seems in short supply when you see Australia burning , ol Trumpys warmongering, and the Prospect of […]

Blog 36: UNISON is there to support you (13/12/19)

Hi Dudes Blog 36 is here and you will notice an unusually muted tone. No flamboyance, no politics, not a squeak of the General Election as I am censored by purdah (the period in the run-up to an election when there is a restriction in place on publicising the views of political parties). It’s a […]