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REJECT the NHS Scotland Pay Reform Proposals

Posted: 14th January 2019

Dear GMB Member

GMB in the Scottish Ambulance Service

NHS Scotland Pay Reform Proposals – Important Consultative Ballot Notice! Why you should REJECT.

The priority of GMB Scotland is the defence of your interests. That’s why we are launching a consultative ballot of our members across SAS recommending you REJECT the proposed Pay…

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Merry Christmas

Posted: 21st December 2018

Dear Member

A happy and peaceful festive season to all our members


As 2018 draws to a close, on behalf of GMB@SAS Branch Committee, I would like to say a big thank you to all our members for your continued support.  In what has been a challenging year, the Branch has continued to grow,…

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Please check your tax code

Posted: 2nd October 2018

Dear Colleague

Your tax code is extremely important. It tells your employer how much tax to take off your pay.

However, the results from more than 65,000 GMB members who’ve had their tax code professionally checked show that in the previous 4 years, 1 in 3 members had been given the wrong code by HMRC…

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Thank you from George

Posted: 8th September 2018

Hi there GMB,

George is really grateful for your generous £100 gift in support of Alzheimer’s Research UK. They have left you a personal thank you message under your donation on their page. You can see it here:

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You can further support Alzheimer’s Research UK by creating a…

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Changes to SFRS

Posted: 16th February 2018

Dear Colleagues,

You may have seen or heard on the news recently about Scottish Governments proposed changes to the Fire Service.

The GMB’s position has been made clear in the press that we oppose these changes.

If there is public money available for Out Of Hospital Cardiac Arrests(OOHCA) then the Scottish Ambulance Service should be…

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GMB Scotland in NHS – Audit Scotland Report

Posted: 26th October 2017

This morning, Audit Scotland published its report, ‘NHS in Scotland 2017’ –

For our dedicated NHS members, it confirms what we already know – staff are working longer and harder for less, yet delivering first class care for patients against a backdrop of stifling austerity and rising demand.  It’s not sustainable. 

This morning, the…

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