Victory for the Housekeepers!

UNISON has successfully negotiated a settlement with United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust which will prevent the loss of many of it’s experienced housekeeping staff and preserve their dignity at work. Housekeepers are vital workers in the running of the health service. They are constantly on the front line in the battle against infection as well as […]

Lincolnshire healthcare crisis deepens due to budget cuts, says UNISON

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has declared a critical incident at Pilgrim and Lincoln hospitals today (Tuesday) due to huge demand for services. At one stage today there were 110 patients in the trust’s A&E departments, of which 37 were waiting for beds. UNISON says this reflects the chronic lack of resources available to the […]

Car parking charges to be cut for all NHS staff in Lincolnshire

Car parking charges to be cut for all NHS staff in Lincolnshire Staff at the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust are to benefit from cheaper parking from next April, following an agreement reached with UNISON today (Monday). The cost of parking at Lincoln County Hospital, Grantham and District Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital Boston and County Hospital Louth is to be halved from next […]

Job Advert – Branch Support Worker.

Branch Support Worker The UNISON Lincolnshire Health Branch is currently recruiting a Branch Support Worker. The successful candidate will be the first point of contact with the branch and bring their experience and skills in assisting to develop systems and general administrative support to the officers and representatives. The successful candidate will be an experienced […]

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Vacant branch officer posts 2019

Vacant Post nominations open Following on from the Lincolnshire Health branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2019 there are a number of vacant branch officer posts. You can find a full list of these below. Where there is a contested election, candidates will be invited to submit a short statement, and an all member postal ballot […]

If you care about Public Services – Vote for them!

If you care about Public Services – Vote for them!   Register to vote today, tomorrow will be too late. https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote Austerity economics is driven by the Conservative government in Westminster, but it has had an impact on every city, town and village in the UK. Across all of our communities services have been cut […]

How UNISON helps members in the East Midlands

Agonising Pain Clinic Dispute

Agonising Pain Clinic Dispute UNISON Members have been given no job descriptions, rotas and even bases to work from less than a month from being transferred to a private company. The pain clinic services which are currently being delivered by United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) are being TUPE transferred to Connect Health after Lincs West […]

NHS Pay Progression

UNISON representatives and colleagues representing other unions in LPFT met as a staff side in November to consider the draft new handbook on provisions for pay progression. The 2018 Framework Agreement on the reform of Agenda for Change introduced provisions for a new pay system with faster progression to the top of pay bands through […]