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Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching NHS Foundation Trust: GMB Statement

GMB has been inundated with calls from GMB members, many of them front line nursing staff working in Covid-19 areas at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching NHS Foundation Trust. Like our front-line staff we were outraged at the calls from the Trust to re-use PPE.

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STOP DERBYSHIRE CARE HOME CLOSURES

Since Friday over 1,200 people have signed the Derbyshire County Council petition objecting care home closures. Thank you if you were one of the many who signed.

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Get Me PPE Toolkit

This toolkit is for GMB reps to take up issues around PPE in their workplace. It will also help GMB members stand up for their right to work safely.

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Hospital worker could be sacked over face mask dispute

A hospital worker employed by private company ISS has been told he faces the sack after a dispute over PPE.
The man - who collects rubbish from Queen Elizabeth’s hospital, in Woolwich - was told he wasn’t entitled to wear a face mask.

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CALLING ALL BORED KIDS – GMB NEEDS YOU!

Are you a budding Picasso? Don’t worry if you’re not, it’s time to get creative. We need your help and want you to enter our competition by designing a poster and image for our equality team here at the GMB.

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ARE YOU A GMB MEMBER WORKING IN SOCIAL CARE? THEN JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR ON MONDAY 20 APRIL 2020

We have organised a social care members’ webinar for Monday 20th April 2020 at 2.30pm. An invite will be sent by email today to all social care members with a link for them to sign up to the webinar. 

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GMB: The Union for Key Workers - In service of the public

GMB along with sister unions have again met with the NJC Joint Secretaries to discuss urgent issues relating to the Coronavirus and also to discuss the on-going pay talks.

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Hospital staff given PPE '19 years out of date'

‘Horrified’ staff at Barnsley hospital treating Covid-19 patients have been given personal protection equipment 19 years out of date.

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GREAT NEW LEARNING OFFER FROM GMB

We've just launched some great new online courses for you to get your teeth into. Have a look at our flyer and if there's anything you fancy doing then contact a member of our project team (contact details in the flyer) 👇

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TASC - The Ambulance Staff Charity Needs Our Help

As the Coronavirus crisis is currently having a serious impact on the ambulance service. With call numbers soaring, interactions with patients are changing, and staff on the road and in the control centres are under chronic pressure.

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