And our Get Active Equality award goes to…

Izzy Pochin from Dorset UNISON Branch picked up this year’s Equality award at Get Active in Taunton. Izzy has used her personal experience of discrimination to drive passion for equality and social justice and her commitment and dedication is a beacon to others and she has set a high standard in a very short space […]

Super six scoop organising representatives of the year award

Six women at the heart of the campaign to prevent large scale changes to administration services at Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust have been recognised at UNISON South West’s Get Active awards ceremony. The dispute was over the Trust’s attempt to restructure admin services and down-band staff, which lasted from November 2018 […]

Lunchtime learning lands regional award for workplace rep

Lunchtime training organised by Teresa Critchon and Kate Robbins has been so successful that on occasion it’s been standing room only and even saw the Deputy Mayor of Bristol popping in. Their emphasis has been on equality, workers rights and engaging underrepresented groups in the branch with topics including the menopause, equality and rights at […]

Flying start to the year as Concorde Health Branch wins regional award

With equality at the heart of what they do and an annual 25 days of Christmas organising tradition it was almost inevitable that Concorde Health would secure Branch of the Year. Upon presenting the award at the Get Active awards ceremony in Taunton UNISON regional secretary Joanne Kaye said:  “Concorde Health have made equality issues a […]