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Happy 72nd Birthday NHS!

Message from Liz Mawson, Assistant Branch Secretary of our Branch: Happy 72nd NHS Birthday on 5th July 2020

Message from the Branch Secretary Kat Holloway

As I paused at 11am on Tuesday morning to acknowledge workers memorial day I thought about how many fantastic colleagues I have at Barnsley Hospital and how lucky I am and how through this Covid pandemic so many people will have lost fantastic colleagues. It couldn’t be a more important time to come together and […]

Keeping in touch

Second COVID-19 video update from Liz Mawson, Lead Steward / Assistant Branch Secretary at UNISON Barnsley Health branch.

Letter from Dan Jarvis MP to all our hard-working staff

Message from UNISON Barnsley Health Branch

First COVID-19 update from Liz Mawson, lead steward at UNISON Barnsley Health branch.

Coronavirus: Urgent message from Barnsley Health Branch (25/3/20)

Whilst the current situation with coronavirus is still in force, you can contact our Branch regarding advice or anything else, the details are as follows: Contact Details Office number:  01226 299607 LIZ MAWSON Lead Steward Mobile No: 07513 059 015 Email: VAL RIMMINGTON Chair/steward Mobile No: 07880 592 821 E-mail: KAT HOLLOWAY Branch Secretary […]

Coronavirus: Important advice

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are if taking sick leave or self-isolating. UNISON National advice UK Government advice ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Universal Credit website

Coronavirus: UNISON helping members financially

UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity is still operating during the current health crisis and is asking branches for financial support UNISON is responding to the national coronavirus crisis by offering practical help to members experiencing financial hardship. Staff at the union’s dedicated charity, There for You, are seeking to reassure members that they are still offering […]

NHS needs investment instead of unpaid overtime

Responding to new Labour Party analysis published today (Friday) suggesting NHS staff work one million hours of unpaid overtime each week, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The NHS is running on fumes after years of underfunding. Chronic understaffing has left us with a system propped up by the goodwill of devoted health workers. “It […]