Blog 57 from the Branch Chair

Hi Dudes, Blog 57 here, and you find me bundled in rags, rickets, and poverty like a Dickens caricature. Yes folks 12 years of Tory neglect, incompetence and fraud have left us with obscene levels of poverty, and living standards, and this week’s pay award will do NOTHING to reverse that for us. I saw […]

Retired Members Wellbeing Event

  Retired Members Wellbeing Event: FAO Paid up Retired Members of UNISON Leeds Teaching Hospitals! Date For Your Diary! (paper or electronic depending on your techno-skills!) We have not been able to meet face to face for just over 2 years so we have decided that we will hold a Wellbeing Event: Monday 1 August 12 […]

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#Band2getherFor3 campaign

Are you a Band 2 Healthcare Support Worker? You may be entitled to better pay…

We want to see you rewarded, recognised and respected.

We are working hard pursuing the re-banding and the #Band2getherFor3 is really starting to take off.

To see the branches resources kit to kick start your re-banding process please complete the details below: and you will be taken to the resources page.

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UNISON Leeds Teaching Hospitals #Band2getherFor3 survey

The survey will take approximately 7 minutes to complete. UNISON’s campaign is all about speaking up about the realities of your job and working together to make sure you’re getting paid appropriately for what you do – so it’s vital that everybody gets involved! If you’re a healthcare support worker being paid at band 2 […]

Blog 53: We own it!

Blog 53 is here, and I write this with England on the precipice of football Nirvana . Leeds’ own Kalvin Phillips seems to have become the genius hybrid of David Batty, Gary Mcallister , and Pele, and for those 90 minute windows our NHS Covid woes have been forgotten. It shows what a desperate 16 […]

UNISON’s National Executive Committee elections

UNISON’s National Executive Committee elections are upcoming. Please see below statements from the member’s standing to be on the NEC that the Branch has nominated. What is the NEC? The NEC is made up of representatives elected from all of UNISON’s regions and service groups, as well as seats for four Black members, two young […]

Annual General Meeting 2021

All branch members are invited to our Annual General Meeting which is going to be held virtually this year on Tuesday 2 March 2021. Branch AGMs are important, they provide an opportunity for members to elect their representatives, scrutinise and challenge branch finances and help to set the objectives and priorities for the year ahead. […]

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AGM 2021

Annual General Meeting Tuesday 2nd March 2021 Three meetings which you can attend: 7:15am, 4pm or 8pm. All UNISON members welcome Please email us at to register for a place. Branch AGM’s are important, they provide an opportunity for members to elect their representatives, scrutinise and challenge branch finances and help to set the […]

Blog 46: Day to day roles, biggest challenges, UNISON General Secretary election

Hi Dudes, Blog 46 is here. Peri-second wave, and certainly not waving and most definitely drowning but somehow, like an inquisitive seal off the Yorkshire coast peeking above the cold sea and witnessing the wonderful work going on around me. This month a comrade expressed to me that “nobody knows what we do on our […]