Further Representation Skills (Bristol)

18 – 19 September 2018


This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

18 – 19 September 2018


This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.

Introduction to Bargaining (Bristol)

12 September 2018 9:30am–4:30pm


The course focuses on talking to employers as an essential part of the steward’s role and stresses the importance of preparation and practice.

Risk Assessments (Bristol)

6 – 7 September 2018


The course is designed for new or inexperienced UNISON health and safety representatives. It can also be used as a ‘refresher’ for the more experienced reps in focusing on the risk assessment campaign.

UNISON at Tolpuddle 2018

21 – 22 July 2018

Join UNISON at Tolpuddle 2018 for another fun-packed weekend celebrating trade unions! Our marquee will be up and filled with crafts, information, speakers, music and comradeship. What’s on in the UNISON tent Situated in the lower right corner of the field in front of the Martyr’s Museum, the UNISON marquee is the perfect place to […]

Practical mixed media crafting for relaxation

14 July 2018 11:00am–5:00pm

UNISON South West and the WEA are offering a fully funded workshop on practical mixed media crafting for relaxation. A relaxed and stress free way to spend a Saturday, absorbed in creating a unique decoration for your home, no art skills necessary! How to attend Saturday 14 July 2018, 10:00-16:00 UNISON, Tangier central, Taunton TA1 4AS […]

ERA Refresher (Truro)

12 – 13 July 2018


Our brand new two day course for existing stewards to brush up on their skills.

Rally for Sirona care workers

12 July 2018 6:30pm–7:30pm

Rally outside Bath and North East Somerset full council meeting to tell councillors care workers in Sirona won’t take a pay cut! Tell us you’re coming on Facebook Why we’re rallying outside the Guildhall 120 Sirona care workers are out on strike every day through July. They’re standing up against management forcing them to choose […]

NHS 70th anniversary

NHS 70th anniversary

3 – 7 July 2018

On 5 July 1948, the National Health Service came into existence. 70 years on, it continues to be there for patients and communities. Its core values have stood the test of time: comprehensive care, free at the point of use, delivered on the basis of need rather than the ability to pay. The NHS remains […]

NHS70 in Cornwall

5 July 2018 11:00am–5:00pm

RCH Treliske and West Cornwall Hospital

The NHS is special. This year, on 5 July, the NHS is 70 years old. UNISON, the largest NHS trade union, thinks that’s something worth celebrating. On Thursday 5 July UNISON is holding some special events at RCH Treliske, and West Cornwall Hospital, and we’d love you to join our celebrations! Tell us you’re coming […]

NHS at 70 rally in London

30 June 2018 1:00pm–5:00pm

Turning 70 is a big deal. And so is our NHS – the UK’s greatest institution and the finest achievement that working people in this country have won. Get the details for the NHS 70 rally in London Find your branch That’s why UNISON is supporting the NHS 70 rally in London. We’re calling for […]

Your rights in the workplace (Cheltenham)

28 June 2018 11:00am–5:00pm

Jurys Inn, Cheltenham

This workshop is for members working in the Community and Voluntary sector or for Private companies delivering Public Services.

Wellbeing at Work (Truro)

28 June 2018 9:30am–4:30pm


Mental health and how we feel affects every part of our lives and everyone can experience difficult or “bad” days when we might feel down, worried or upset. However there are lots of things we can do to look after our mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Equality Matters (Bristol)

21 June 2018 9:30am–4:30pm


This course covers UNISON’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of its members and an introduction to equality legislation. It is designed to raise awareness of potential discrimination in the workplace.

National Delegate Conference 2018 pre-meet

18 June 2018 6:00pm–7:30pm

Prior to both the NDC and Local Government National conferences, there are two dedicated meetings for South West regional delegates, visitors and reps. Find out about the local government conference pre-meet Why attend National Delegate conference 2018 pre-meet These meetings are a good way to meet others attending your respective conferences, including the regional reps […]