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Derriford Bosses Disrespect HCAs again

Derriford Bosses Disrespect HCAs again

It’s coal and a walnut in the stockings of hardworking HCAs again this year. UNISON’s campaign to properly band HCAs for all the clinical work they do at band 3 has been bearing fruit all over the country, and we have even reached agreement with Livewell...
Derriford Short-change HCAs

Derriford Short-change HCAs

UNISON have been informed today that the Trust will uplifting some band 2 HCSW to band 3. UNISON are waiting for the details as to who it will apply to. What is clear is that this will just be an uplift and, unlike other trusts in the region and across the country,...
Derriford Short-change HCAs

Livewell Southwest Uplifts Healthcare Assistants’ Pay

Livewell Southwest and Trade Unions have worked together to uplift the pay of over 100 Healthcare Assistants who work for Livewell Southwest providing valuable health and social care services across Plymouth and parts of Devon. Following national guidance issued...
NHS Pay Update

NHS Pay Update

Some people have been asking when we are getting our pay rise following the ballot result to accept the 5% consolidated rise and the lump sum. Indeed, you may well have had an email from UNISON nationally assuring you that you will be getting it in June Pay packets....
Unison Health Conference 2023 – Delegates Report

Unison Health Conference 2023 – Delegates Report

Health service conference this year was attended by a full delegation from Plymouth in Unison, the conference which was held at Bournemouth international conference centre was well attended by health reps from across the country. We personally had two experienced reps...
NHS Pay Offer – latest news

NHS Pay Offer – latest news

Thanks to the efforts of UNISON health members, the government has finally improved its offer on NHS pay. After intensive talks, the government’s offer to NHS staff in England is now a significant improvement on the 72p an hour awarded last summer. The offer is: An...