Paramedics are being stabbed, throttled, and sexually assaulted as shameful new figures show assaults on crew members have risen by one THIRD.
Paramedic Review. As you will now know the outcome of the recent JE was Band 5, no surprise there then
The other unions have written a joint response stating that they will now review their options. The GMB held a branch meeting on the day we found out the outcome and yes we were notified by way of the global email that was sent out to staff.
GMB trade union cover for members working in health care in both NHS and Private Sector. Employers providing health care have a duty of care and vicariously liable for the actions of their employees. GMB expects that any NHS authority or employer in the health and care industry would use their own liability policy to defend their employees. The GMB policy provides GMB members with Contingent Indeminity cover, which would be used to protect you from your employer's failings.
Talks have been ongoing with the employer and ACAS which have resulted in an agreement to have an independent investigation into the reasons for the delayed evaluation of the role dating back to 2004.
Some of you may have received a letter today from the interim chief executive, in which he outlines his beliefs regarding the current dispute.
As you know the GMB is in dispute with the employers over the legacy paramedic JE review and we are calling for all GMB members who carry out the role of paramedic to take strike action which will commence
We were invited to a meeting with the interim CEO and the chair of the Trust.