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Trust Restructure

Posted: 14th April 2021

For information & updates on the Trust Restructure, visit the Branch Facebook page.

The Branch Facebook group is a ‘Private Hidden’ group. Members are requested to contact either the Branch directly, or a Rep (details of which can be found in the ‘About, Meet the Team’ page) to join the Facebook group.

Thank you.

 

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GMB NHS Reps Taster Sessions

Posted: 13th April 2021

The second round of GMB Reps Taster Sessions for Activists in the NHS have now been arranged. If you are keen to be more active in the campaign, not just on pay, but for all future campaigns then this is the training for you. This is your opportunity to attend with other like minded NHS…

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GMB BULLETIN: NHS PAY 2021 UPDATE

Posted: 13th April 2021

GMB NHS Pay 15 – Learn to Win.

The GMB NHS Activists Learn to Win event on 30th March 2021 was a great success. Activists from all GMB regions and devolved countries attended the meeting to hear about how this campaign is going to be won in the workplace, YOUR Workplace!

Information was given on…

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Mental Health and ‘Long Covid’

Posted: 12th April 2021

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the recent GMB survey on Mental Health and ‘Long Covid’. There was a mental health crisis looming in the NHS prior to Covid-19. GMB had been challenging the culture within many parts of the NHS and Ambulance Service, as chronic staffing shortages, increased workloads and…

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NEASUS Branch Meeting.

Posted: 8th April 2021

The NEASUS Branch meeting, via Microsoft Teams, will be held on Wed 21st Apr at 18:00hrs.

Microsoft Teams invites will be sent out.

Any questions, queries or concerns that you wish raised/covered during the meeting can either be posted on this gp, emailed to the Branch or passed directly to John Sharkey.

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Ambulance Workers Retirement Age Survey

Posted: 17th March 2021

The joint union ambulance retirement age survey has now gone out by email and text to all ambulance members – excluding Scotland and London.

 

Currently, members of the 1995 and 2008 NHS pension schemes can take their full NHS pension at ages 60 or 65. Members of the 2015 pension scheme can only take…

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Covid & Health: What Should Change in 2021

Posted: 8th March 2021

BACKGROUND

Many GMB members in the NHS and Ambulance Services say the Coronavirus Pandemic has had a serious impact on their mental health. As your Union, we want to understand the effect of the most recent lockdown and restrictions on our members. You may have been asked some of these questions before and there are…

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