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  Things are changing so rapidly that by the time you read these things may be out of date.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 […]

Health workers in Bradford win privatisation battle

Wholly owned subsidiary plans dropped Plans by the Bradford NHS Trust to transfer porters, cleaners, security staff and others into a private company have been scrapped, says UNISON. Earlier this year, senior managers at the Trust announced plans to transfer hundreds of staff into a new wholly owned subsidiary company. Extremely unhappy at the prospect of […]

Blog 35: From cradle to grave or from Eton to Washington? (05/11/19)

Hi Dudes, Blog 35 is here, sparkling and feeling dandy and energised for the election fight of our lives to save #OurNHS. December 13th could be the dawn of a fantastic new fair and equitable country for us all, or it could be then deepest, darkest, longest winter for our public services. Do we rise […]

Blog 34: #climatestrike #labourpartypledges #growvember (04/10/19)

Hi Dudes, Blog 34 is here, fresh from the invigorating #climatestrike on the 20th September, and bristling like Basils impressive brush with optimism after hearing Labour’s well needed plans for an alternative at conference. Change is a coming, and I’m quite prepared to be the vibrant chameleon on Greta and Corbyn’s radical leafs. First off […]