UNISON secures ‘trailblazing’ package of support for Salford care workers fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19

This article originally appeared on the website of UNISON North West. It can be found here. Following representations from UNISON, the public service union, Salford City Council and Salford NHS Clinical Commissioning Group have launched a set of measures, which aim to protect local care workers and the people they care for during the ongoing […]

Social Care – Further Improvements Secured for Salford Carers

The information below went out in an email to all Salford City UNISON members on Tuesday 9th June 2020. For Urgent Attention of Members in Social Care We are pleased to inform you that the attached letter  (see bottom of the page) has today gone out to all social care providers in the city. As […]

Updated Public Health Guidance on Infection Control & PPE – Version 6

Please follow the link at the bottom of this email to the latest version of the local Salford Public Health guidance on Infection Control and PPE. This has been sent to all health and social care providers in Salford. There is an added a section for special schools and children’s homes . The guidance for […]

Covid-19 Update: 27th April 2020

This email principally concerns issues of PPE in all social care settings – public, private and voluntary sector. On Thursday afternoon, we were contacted by members at a Salford care provider, who were concerned that they were not being provided with the correct PPE. We immediately contacted the provider, the NHS and the Public Health […]

UNISON Secures Key Agreement for Salford Care Workers

UNISON has secured a trade union recognition agreement with social care provider Lifeways, for all of its workers based in Salford. The agreement, which is a result of UNISON recruiting over half the workforce into the trade union, will provide workers with a strong, independent voice in their workplace. Lifeways provides care and support to […]