General

Comms Blog

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This is my first blog post which some may say is a bit overdue since I am the communications officer to launch the first ambulance union website back in 2003. But, I have generally stuck to communicating the news rather than generating it. It would be an understatement to say 2020 has been a difficult […]

Branch Secretary

We are the 4000!

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4000 members

Dear Colleagues, LAS UNISON Branch is proud to announce a momentous occasion, we have reached our 4000th Member! Not only is UNISON the largest Union in the Country, LAS UNISON is the biggest Ambulance Branch in the Country, we are also the largest Health Branch in London! 4000 Members is not just an accident, it […]

General

Consultants & Consultation

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I have really enjoyed working for this Service over the last 32 years. I started at Hackney on day work, then re-graded and started on the Edmonton complex working out of Tottenham where a few years after I became the Station Representative. Some years later I moved to Romford to be nearer home and then continued to be the […]

Communications

LASUNISON.COM – 15 Years Online

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This year marks lots of anniversaries. The NHS is celebrating 70 years, UNISON is 25 years old, the service scheduling department is 20 years and the LAS UNISON Branch website is celebrating 15 years! In July 2003 the London Ambulance Service branch of UNISON launched online. We were the first union to launch a website […]

Branch Chair

Winter Pressures

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Dear LAS UNISON Member, Hope you had a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year. But it seems to me 2018 is here and nothing has changed, our call rate is still increasing beyond being funny and if we are truthful we are finding it difficult to cope. Hospitals across London and all across the […]

Branch Secretary

Eric Roberts

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My great friend and our Branch Secretary passed away a year ago today; Eric is still massively missed, not only by his family but by everyone that was lucky enough to know him. The great work that Eric did for all health workers will never be forgotten and today I would hope that everyone will […]

Branch Secretary

El Presidente

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Dear UNISON Member, Let me introduce myself, my name is Eddie Brand and I am the new Branch Secretary for our great Branch, the London Ambulance Service UNISON Branch. One of the largest Ambulance Branches in the UK and one of the biggest Health Branches in London. I am very proud to be holding this […]

Communications

New Branch Blog

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Welcome to the New LAS UNISON Branch Blog. Eric Roberts started his blog back in 2010 as a new and unique way to communicate with our members. It was passionate, funny, informative and gave a personal view from our Branch Secretary and UNISON president on what he wanted for our members. Yes, we have a website, […]