NCIC Band 2 Car Parking

On the 1 April 2024 the National Living Wage increased to £11.44 per hour for workers aged over 21. The current hourly rate for Band 2 staff in the NHS is £11.45, pending confirmation of the 2024/2025 national NHS pay award. For individuals on Band 2 who hold a permanent car parking permit, payroll deductions […]

Put NHS Pay Right

A new report compiled on behalf of 14 unions representing more than a million health workers in England, makes clear rebuilding the NHS workforce will be impossible without the fair, sustained wage rises central to recruiting and hanging on to staff. The unions also call for action from the government in the 2024/25 pay round to tackle […]

FREE Webinar for Overseas Nurses

29 November 2023 7pm – 8.30pm Online Coming to work as a nurse in the UK can be very challenging. It’s important you have advice and support from a union when you practice. UNISON leads national campaigns on important issues affecting nurses like ensuring safe staffing levels, challenging racism and negotiating for better pay. Our […]

Celebrate 75yrs since Windrush and the diversity of the NHS Workforce with UNISON

Next month see’s the 75th anniversary of NHS, and UNISON will be highlighting the contribution of those black and ethnic minorities who make our NHS the biggest employer in Europe of people from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background as tomorrow (22 June 2023) marks 75yrs since Windrush.Our NHS workforce is made up of […]

Celebrate the NHS’s 75th Birthday with UNISON

Our members are the backbone of our NHS, the biggest employer in the UK, with over 1.5 million people working as one team to deliver safe patient care for over 66 million people. UNISON celebrates the dedicated and diverse people who have steered our health service to its 75th birthday. We also pay tribute to […]

NCIC Anti Bullying Campaign Drop In Sessions

Following on from our Anti Bullying Campaign launch in NCIC in April, we have now arranged drop in sessions over the summer. We will be at the following locations/dates over the next two weeks and are keen to ensure staff feel comfortable to drop in and see us. Karl Kopetzki, NCIC UNISON Convenor said, “Come […]

Joint Unions and NCIC Launch Anti Bullying Campaign

April has seen the successful launch of our Bullying Campaign, in collaboration with the Joint Unions, Speak Up Guardians and North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Trust coinciding with the Trust’s Be NCIC Campaign. NCIC Convenors visited a large number of workplaces across the trust, talking to many staff and picking up individual cases of potential […]