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April 4th, 2018
Over the last several years, in the face of the government’s austerity programme UNISON members have been fighting hard through the Pay Up Now! campaign to make the government act positively across public service pay.
 
When the annual NHS pay talks opened last September...
February 20th, 2018

At the beginning of the month Jeremy Hunt, secreatry of health and social care paid a suprise visit to Sussex Partnership at a meeting on patient safety. Staff attending the meeting were not told that Jeremy Hunt was visiting until they were in the meeting. Naturally many were rather upset....

January 26th, 2018

SUSSEX PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST has been congratulated by our branch for achieving an overall rating of ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and ‘outstanding’ in the caring domain. However, we warn that this improved rating should not divert from the serious issues facing the...

December 12th, 2017

Anecdotally, we are being told that there is a shortage of lap tops in the Trust. UNISON is checking with members to get more information. We understand that the Trust is only able to have a certain number of lap tops under it's IT licence, but that can leave staff and teams short.

If...

December 11th, 2017

OUR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IS SOON UPON US. Held on Tuesday 6th Febraury 2018, this is our most important meeting of the year. It is here that members can elect branch officers and stewards and stand for election to those positions too. The branch will also review its work in the last year and...

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