UNISON is the largest public sector trade union in the UK representing 1.3 million members. SWYP UNISON branch is made of members in several different employers. The main employer being South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, however we also represent members in NHS Barnsley CCG, NHS Wakefield CCG, nursing homes in Wakefield and GP practices in Barnsley.

UNISON is the union for all members in health and social care. We represent all staff groups and Occupational sectors at all the different grades. UNISON has partnership agreements with other trade unions; British Association of Occupational Therapists, Managers in Partnership, British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists and the College of Operating Department Practitioners.

June 2019 Newsletter


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Doncaster Races and Lincoln Christmas Market details (05/07/19)

Doncaster Raceday - 3 August 2019
Tickets for the annual UNISON Doncaster Race Day Event are available from the branch. Members and their first guest will be sold at the subsidised rate of £5 each, with any tickets for additional guests costing £6.50.

Please ring 01924 316161 or email unison@swyt.nhs.uk for a booking form to order your tickets as numbers are limited.

Please note that because the Branch covers such a big area we are putting an extra subsidy onto the tickets rather than providing transport through the Branch.

Christmas Lincolnshire Market - 8 December 2019
Lincoln Christmas Market which is Sunday 8th December, Coach from Wakefield and from Barnsley.


The BIG Community Health Survey- Safety and well-being at work (19/11/18)
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