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Repeal Section 75

Posted: 8th March 2019

Put our NHS in public hands

Privatisation is demoralising the NHS workforce and undermining standards of care. It’s time for Ministers to listen to the NHS workers and managers and end the outsourcing and privatisation of our NHS.

GMB has long campaigned to repeal controversial Section 75 and reverse the tide of health service privatisation and outsourcing.

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Derriford NWQ Parking Charges to Increase by 20%

Posted: 25th February 2019

THIS INFORMATION IS FROM Derriford Hospital – Trade Unions will be discussing this matter over the coming few days and will feedback to members as needed.

Changes to Parking in the North West Quadrant (NWQ)

Aviva Investors have informed the Trust of some upcoming changes to the NWQ (commonly referred to as the gravel pit).…

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Bullying & Harassment at Work

Posted: 28th July 2018

Don’t watch it happen, Report it!

Bullying and Harassment at work is something that is one common problem for our members.

Wherever you work, there is a chance that you may become a target for a bully or that you will witness somebody else being bullied or harassed at work. Maybe even without you realising…

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Become a GMB Workplace Representative

Posted: 26th April 2018

Become a GMB Workplace Representative

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WHAT IS A WORKPLACE REP?

NHS Employees (including Serco and private contracted services).
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (Derriford Hospital) Livewell (Mount Gould Hospital) Bush Park (CRL) Scott Hospital (CDC) Cumberland Centre (MIU).

To GMB members the workplace rep is ‘the union’. Sometimes workplace reps…

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Claim Uniform Tax Allowance!

Posted: 27th January 2016

If you wear a uniform to work and your employer provides no laundry facilities, you can claim a tax allowance every year for the cost of cleaning your uniform. The amount you can claim depends on your occupation.

If you claim via a third party then you will pay a fee. do it yourself and…

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