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.

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Newsletter: Summer 2018


Latest News

Need help with school uniform costs? Closing date 20 July 2018 (11/06/18)
Shopping trip to Chester and Pantomime dates announced (08/06/18)

The shopping trip to Chester will be on Saturday 24th November and the Pantomime will be Cinderella at Wakefield on Saturday 8th December. We will be sending full details including prices and how to book in our next newsletter in September.


Doncaster Raceday - Saturday 4th August 2018 (08/06/18)

Tickets for the annual UNISON Doncaster Race Day on Saturday 4th August are available from the branch.

Tickets for Branch Members and their first guest are at a subsidised rate of £5 each, with 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 a subsidy onto the tickets rather than providing transport through the Branch).


Get active in your branch

SWYP UNISON branch is our members, however the membership elect representatives on an annual basis at the AGM. We have a team of activists who represent the membership at every opportunity. Get involved with your union.


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