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MODERN APPRENTICE AWARDS

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on November 30, 2018 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (1)

UNISON NHSGGC & CVS Branch attended a ceremony on 26th November, to recognise the high standard of work of this years recruits in the Boards modern apprenticeship programme.


All receive mentor support and are given role-specific training packages which ultimately lead to SQA qualifications.


Frances Carmichael, Assistant Branch Secretary of UNISON NHS Glasgow Clyde and CVS Branch, said:

“We are proud that NHS GGC & CVS Branch supports...

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THE RESULTS ARE IN.

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on November 27, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

In October, UNISON launched two surveys; one for our members in nursing, and one for our members in admin.


Members who responded to the nursing survey articulated a widespread crisis of staff confidence in staffing levels and patient care across NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.


More than a third of respondents were unable to take their full break entitlement on their last shift, 67% said they were unable to spend enough time with patients, and 68% said ther...

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Acceptance of NHS Pay Deal

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on September 16, 2018 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (1)

94% of UNISON members voted to accept the 3 year pay deal – which will put an additional £400m into NHS workers pay packets in Scotland.


The deal delivers real increases of between 3 and 27% for NHS workers in Scotland. This is a strong endorsement and a good result for UNISON members.


UNISON has engaged in a month long consultation process – consulting almost 60,000 NHS workers in Scotland in a four week ballot. The result means


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NHS 70 and UNISON 25

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on July 27, 2018 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (16)

In July 2018 the NHS turns 70, and UNISON celebrates our 25th Birthday.


To Celebrate, parties and events were held across NHS GGC. Some events were held in the community and there are lots of photos of the vents on our instagram and facebook pages.


The NHS remains our most popular national institution – the thing that makes us most proud of our country. And it continues to come top when comparing it to healthcare systems which exist in other countries...

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UNISON recommend - VOTE to accept

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on July 27, 2018 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

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NHS Scotland Pay Offer

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on July 27, 2018 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Online ballot now open – closes 14 August


UNISON members working in NHS Scotland, or for contractors who are covered by the two tier workforce agreement, who have received a personalised email, should vote using the link provided in that email. The link is personal to each member and should not be shared or used by anyone else.

UNISON members who work in NHS Scotland, who have not received a personalised email can vote here or call UNISON Direct on 0800 0857 857....

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2018 PAY AWARD UPDATE

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on April 6, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (1)

NHS Glasgow Clyde & CVS Branch are concerned that our members are seeing many reports of, and comments on, current movements on NHS pay from other sources. We have therefore compiled this brief update to ensure that you are fully aware of the actual facts in relation to pay discussions:


• The Framework Agreement on pay and proposed reform of Agenda for Change dated March 21st 2018 applies to England only. It does not apply to Scotland.


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PATS ON THE BACK ARE NOT ENOUGH TO LIVE ON

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on November 8, 2017 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (111)

A new UNISON film, featuring former Dynasty actor Stephanie Beacham, takes a tongue-in-cheek look at why the government should give teaching assistants, paramedics, refuse collectors and other public service workers a pay rise.


The two-minute satirical Pat on the Back film highlights the government’s hypocritical attitude to public servants – commending their dedication and hard work, yet refusing to lift the public sector pay cap, says UNISON.


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NHS GGC Interpreter service review

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on September 5, 2017 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

UNISON has been engaging with NHS Glasgow and Clyde interpreters in recent weeks to discuss their concerns about working for the Health Board.


A few weeks ago we held an open meeting which was attended by more than 20 interpreters following the publication of our survey. We have also met with the employers informally to discuss the concerns raised by interpreters.


Today (Mon 4 Sept), we were notified by the employers that a meeting was to take place on Tu...

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NURSE ASSISTANTS RESPOND TO UNISON CAMPAIGN

Posted by wgaffney@unisonglasgowclyde.com on June 13, 2017 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (2)

Almost 300 Nurse Assistants, HCSW and other Band 2 nurses have responded to the UNISON campaign to maximise their pay which was launched on International Nurses Day. 


The campaign seeks to encourage UNISON members to evaluate the key roles and tasks in the job to help them determine whether they do ‘personal care’ or ‘clinical care’. Members involved in clinical roles MAY have a legitimate claim for a Band 3.


Cathy Miller said,...

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