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St Ann's Hospital

St Ann's Road

London

N15 3TH

 

Phone:0208 442 65 60

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Why join UNISON?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Welcome to our branch website. UNISON represents 2000 staff in the trusts, including nurses, health care assistants, porters, student nurses, ancillary staff.

We negotiate for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.

UNISON is Britain's biggest union representing almost 1.3 million people across the UK's public service.

 

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What is the issue?

 The real value of pay in the NHS has been falling for five years.

A third of staff don't get paid enough to live on. This year 60% of NHS staff will not get any pay rise. Enough is enough – UNISON members in the NHS in England and in Wales have voted for strike action.

·         GET: The facts

·         READ: Colleagues' views

·         CALCULATE: How much pay you've lost

What is UNISON doing?

 

UNISON balloted members in England and in Wales. They voted yes.

NHS workers in England will be striking again on Monday 24 November, and taking action short of strike action for the rest of that week.

·         READ: Latest campaign news

·         SEE: How much you've lost

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What can I do?

 

If you’re an NHS worker in England it’s vital you take part in the action.

If you’re not an NHS worker but care about the people who save lives and keep us healthy please show support.

·         NHS ENGLAND: Strike on 24 Nov

·         EVERYONE: Ask MPs to support our NHS workers

 

 

 

 

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                Pay update!

                                         

     Pay Scale from April 2016

Pay Scale from April 2015

                                          Pay Scale from April 2013

Pay Scale from April 2012

Pay Scale from April 2011

                                                   Pay Scale from April 2010

                                         Pay Scale from April 2009

                                         Pay Scale from April 2008

                                         Pay scale from April 2007

                                                   Pay Scale from 1 April 2006 

                                                    How KSF affects you  

                                    The Knowledge and Skills Framework

Agenda for Change is the name given to the new national NHS pay and terms and conditions system.

It will introduce new pay bands and harmonised terms and conditions for NHS workers.

The system has been negotiated by government health departments and UNISON, together with other health unions.

UNISON wins dental nurse fee deal

 UNISON achieved a major breakthrough in its campaign to win registration payments for all dental nurses when NHS Direct agreed to pay Band 4 dental nurses £38 towards the cost of their £96 annual registration fee to the General Dental Council.

The deal brings such nurses in line with the arrangements put in place for dental nurses on Band 5 or above through the multi-year pay deal, which was agreed following a ballot of members in 2008.

UNISON will be looking to build on this agreement with NHS Direct by pursuing payment of professional clinical registration allowances for the entire dental nurse workforce across the health service through negotiations at the NHS Staff Council.

 

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Wellbeing breaks

Wellbeing breaks can provide welcome relief from stress and

respite from difficult circumstances. We can help you towards the costs of a break,

depending on your financial situation.

For more information contact us on 020 7121 5620 or email thereforyou@unison.co.uk or contact your branch welfare officer.

What is a wellbeing break?

The wellbeing break is organised by There for You in partnership with the Family Holiday Association. It includes:

·         family holidays and outings (under review in 2013);

·         get well breaks;

·         breaks following bereavement or for carer.

Members can arrange a stay in self-catering accommodation, in a chalet or a caravan at selected UK holiday centres. Holidays are mainly self-catering, but we may also provide a small allowance for food and entertainment.

Destinations include UNISON's award-winning Croyde Bay holiday village in Devon.

Download our wellbeing breaks application form here [PDF]

 

 

 
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