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NHS Staff – A Confidential, Safe Place for Staff

February 1st, 2019

Spiritual Care Lead Dawn Allan is on hand to offer holistic support to staff who would like to take in a confidential, safe space. By offering therapeutic listening, Dawn acknowledges what affects a person emotionally, mentally, physically, psychologically and spiritually. She says: “Staff are NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s most valuable assest and to have a […]

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Ireland walking challenge

January 9th, 2019

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UNISON DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY AGM

To let you know that the 2019 UNISON Dumfries and Galloway Branch AGM will take place on the 27th February in the Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries at 5pm. We are seeking, nominations for Branch Officers and Stewards posts and Branch motions.  The relevant forms are available from the Branch office or website.  Motions should be received […]

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BREXIT

November 17th, 2018

A Message Sent on Behalf of TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady Last night the UK government published the full text of the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, after the Cabinet took the collective decision to back the Brexit deal. Over the last 24 hours, we’ve seen a government spiralling out of control. As ever, the […]

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UNISON POCKET DIARIES 2019

November 15th, 2018

Unison Pocket Diaries now available free to Dumfries & Galloway members on a first come first served basis. Pop in to your local office or speak to your steward ASAP. It was agreed at our last branch meeting due to cost and waste last year we would purchase 400 diaries and make them available this […]

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NHS – 94% of UNISON members have voted to accept a pay deal

August 17th, 2018

“In this video Lilian Macer UNISON Scotland convener and Tam Waterson Chair of the Scottish Health Committee explain why we now want to negotiate on pay direct with the Scottish Government and not the UK NHS Pay Review Board. UNISON, Scotland’s biggest health union, is calling on the Scottish Government to set up formal structures […]

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NHS Pay offer – Scotland

June 28th, 2018

UNISON TO CONSULT ON NHS SCOTLAND PAY OFFER UNISON has agreed to ballot all NHS members on the new NHS Scotland Pay deal. UNISON Health Committee met to review the offer and agreed to recommend acceptance on the basis that it is the best that can be achieved by negotiation. The union also agreed to […]

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THERE FOR YOU – WINTER FUEL GRANTS 2016

December 18th, 2015

WORRIED ABOUT PAYING YOUR WINTER FUEL BILL? With rising fuel costs and another cold winter looming many members on low income are worried about how they’re going to pay their winter fuel bills. Help is on hand   ‘There for You’ has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income by […]

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