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EEAST Proposed Changes to the Meal Break Policy

Posted: 13th November 2020

Since the news was released that EEAS is looking to undertake a Quality and Cost Improvement Programme (QCIP) with potential proposed changes to the current Meal Break Arrangements, our members have been bombarding our workplace organisers and the branch with their opinions, which mostly are very strong but ultimately direct and rejecting the proposals.

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NHS Pay Survey 2021 Claim

Posted: 13th November 2020

GMB and other recognised health unions are still waiting for a response from Government regarding our joint campaign for a ‘significant and early pay increase’ for NHS staff. There has not yet been any commitment from Government to enter pay negotiations with unions and there has also not yet been any formal remit given to…

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HCPC – Corporate Strategy Consultation

Posted: 9th October 2020

The HCPC have launched their consultation regarding their proposed strategy for the next 5 years. GMB has been invited to make a submission. Members of the public and registered professionals are also able to make individual submissions.

Therefore, please see click the link and read a copy of the strategy document as well as member…

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HCPC – Have Your Say

Posted: 2nd October 2020

CONSULTATION: Proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for all professions on the Register.

HCPC have launched a consultation to gather views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for each of the 15 professions they regulate.
These standards set out what is considered necessary for safe and effective practice. They also describe…

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GMB NHS Bulletin

Posted: 3rd July 2020

Released today………click the link to read

The GMB was the only union to reject the 3 year pay deal last offered by the government to NHS workers, as in real terms for most it was a continued pay cut following the 10 years of an enforced pay freeze.  This now needs to change and will…

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