Dear colleagues, COVID19 crisis communications plans You’re receiving this email because you are currently registered on Slack as a UNISON digital contact. Please read the updated version of the comms plan and distribute through your networks. (Attached to this email) This replaces any other previous versions and applies to people using […]
The NMC announcements on arrangements for all student nurses are now live and can be found here; https://www.nmc.org.uk/news/coronavirus/statements/ We have put together a briefing document and an FAQ document, both of which are attached to this email. Hopefully you’ll find them useful.
UNISON today secured a victory at the Court of Appeal affecting hundreds of thousands of employees working part-time and irregular hours or patterns. Harpur Trust v Brazel & UNISON clarifies the legal position ensuring all workers are entitled to a minimum of 28 days paid annual leave, even if they do not get given work or paid […]
Date: 25 January 2019 The latest news from UNISON’s national health group – keeping branches informed of issues affecting you and your members 2018 WRES Report [England only] The 2018 Workforce Race Equality Standard report is now available [HC-009-19] HC-009-19 2018 WRES Report Mary Seacole Awards 2019-20 [All Health Branches] […]
Who needs to know? Health branches Summary: On 19 December the NHS Staff Council published a joint statement setting out important policy positions for current band 1 staff. In full: From 1 December 2018 Agenda for Change Band 1 was closed to new starters. The Framework agreement set out that employers will upskill Band […]
Who needs to know? Health Branches in England Summary: Trainee Nursing Associates who will be joining the NMC register in January must disclose all convictions or cautions whether or not they are spent, unless they are protected. In full: Branches may receive enquiries from Trainee Nursing Associates (TNAs) about what they need to do […]
Earnings Max – Tax relief for healthcare staff in the National Health Service, private hospitals and nursing homes Did you know that you may be eligible to claim tax relief for the following? your union subscription your professional fees (to the NMC or HCPC) your shoes and uniform In addition to claiming […]
As you’ll undoubtedly know from your inbox, from 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect. The law gives individuals more choice and control over how their data is used. The regulation also brings in stricter duties, which all organisations must follow. At UNISON, we are committed to keeping your data secure […]