Long Covid – what does it mean for occupational therapy practice?

3 June 2021 8:00pm–9:15pm

Increasing numbers of people are experiencing the effects of post-Covid syndrome (long Covid), with multiple symptoms that can significantly affect their ability to carry out daily activities. Join us as to hear the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Lauren Walker discuss how OT services are being affected by the increased demand arising from long Covid, […]

An evening with Michael Rosen – value the NHS and its staff

26 May 2021 7:15pm–8:00pm

Poet and author Michael Rosen joins UNISON Eastern to discuss why NHS staff deserve a pay rise. Tell me more! Former children’s laureate Michael Rosen has written more than 100 books. He fell serious ill with Covid-19 during the first phase of the pandemic and was cared for in intensive care. He has paid tribute […]

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) May webinar

19 May 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Join us to find out more about the TUPE regulations and how they protect employees transferring from one employer to another. They apply when jobs are outsourced or even when public-sector bodies merge. What does it cover? TUPE – origins, How the regulations seek to protect those in scope, How can it go wrong? Can […]

Stand with Palestine

22 April 2021 7:00pm–8:00pm

UNISON Eastern’s international committee welcomes the Palestine Solidarity Campaign to give us the latest on Palestinian’s ongoing fight for justice. Tell me more! Palestine Solidarity Campaign is an independent and democratic organisation, campaigning for peace, equality & justice for Palestinians, in support of international law and human rights – and against all forms of racism. […]

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Black workers meeting

20 April 2021 7:00pm–8:30pm

UNISON is establishing a Black workers network in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help give a voice to Black workers in local government, improve race equality in the workplace and challenge racism and discrimination. This includes Black workers in schools, academies, care, private and voluntary sectors. Tell me more! All Black workers in local government and […]

Essex social care forum

15 April 2021 7:00pm–8:00pm

Care workers in Essex are invited to the UNISON Essex online social care forum. We’ll discuss the issues which affect you and your colleagues. All UNISON members working in care are welcome to come, whatever your role in a care home, supported living or domiciliary care. At the forum, we would like to speak to […]

UNISON’s race discrimination protocol webinar

30 March 2021 3:00pm–4:00pm

We are pleased to offer this briefing on UNISON’s race discrimination protocol. Who is the presentation for? The presentation is for trained reps and activists in UNISON Eastern region who would like a brief understanding on the UNISON race discrimination protocol. What will I learn? Introduction to the Equalities Act 2010 in respect of race […]

Wellbeing support for NHS lay activists webinar

29 March 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

These have been are extremely challenging times for our healthcare members working within the NHS. We are now pleased to be able to offer this Wellbeing Support Webinar. Who is the course for? The course is for NHS-employed healthcare lay activists within UNISON Eastern region. What will I do? Explore reasons why colleagues and UNISON […]

Risk Assessment Essentials webinar

26 March 2021 4:00pm–5:30pm

Any activist who is interested in becoming a health and safety rep, or who has newly qualified, is invited along to this risk assessment webinar. What’s it about? This webinar will build your confidence and take the fear out of risk assessments by talking you through the basics. It’s aimed at anyone with little to […]

Building solidarity with Cuba

23 March 2021 7:00pm–8:00pm

UNISON Eastern’s international committee welcome the Cuba Solidarity Campaign to provide the latest news from the socialist island. Tell me more! For 60 years Cuba has been subjected to an illegal blockade and sustained interference in its internal affairs by the United States. Despite the economic hardships and shortages caused by the illegal blockade, Cuba […]

Health and social care white paper briefings

18 March 2021 5:00pm–5:45pm

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Ed Garrett, who was involved in writing the new health and social care white paper, to two briefing sessions for UNISON Eastern activists. Tell me more! Are you wondering what’s in (or not in) the government’s recent health and social care white paper Integration and innovation: working together to improve […]

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) webinar

17 March 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Join us to find out more about the TUPE regulations and how they protect employees transferring from one employer to another. They apply when jobs are outsourced or even when public-sector bodies merge. What does it cover? TUPE – origins, How the regulations seek to protect those in scope, How can it go wrong? Can […]

Health and safety live!

9 – 12 March 2021

A whole series of events, including workshops and interactive sessions, to make the most of health and safety. What’s on? 9 March: Health & safety in the post-Covid world, including an opening address by UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea. 10 March: Health & safety in the workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic, includes workshops. 11 March: […]

Health and social care white paper briefings

11 March 2021 2:00pm–2:45pm

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Ed Garrett, who was involved in writing the new health and social care white paper, to two briefing sessions for UNISON Eastern activists. Tell me more! Are you wondering what’s in (or not in) the government’s recent health and social care white paper Integration and innovation: working together to improve […]

CaseWeb briefing 10 March 2021

10 March 2021 5:30pm–6:15pm

Get to grips with UNISON’s bespoke CaseWeb system, designed to manage your casework. What is CaseWeb? UNISON now has its own system, developed especially to help you manage your casework. You can keep your information all in one place, with stewards, branch officers and branch staff all able to access members’ case information securely anytime, […]