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Drop the Bill - Petition has hit the 100,000 mark

The e-petition on the Goverment website has now reached over 110,000 signatures - but it still needs more!

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UNISON welfares' Octopus Lottery

UNISON welfare relies on UNISON members and branches to help us with fundraising and the Octopus Lottery Monthly prize draw is one of the ways we can do this.

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Next Pension briefing

Thursday 27th October 2pm. Lecture Theatre 2, Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Site

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Pension Ballot - closing date looms

UNISON, along with many other public sector unions, is balloting for industrial action. We are urging you to vote in the ballot and to vote YES.

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Retired members Seminar

The next regional seminar for retired members is being held in Ely, Cambridgeshire

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Unison National News

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Nursing & Allied Health Professionals sector

The convenor for this sector is Martin Booth. Martin Booth

He has been within the Trade Union Unison since its inception over 11 years ago, and has been its Secretary, Assistant Secretary and many other roles, before settling on his current roles of Chair and Communications Officer

He has extensive case experience, within the nursing sector and elsewhere, and as one of the longest serving activists left in the branch is a valued resource for other activists to draw knowledge from.

















As with any section of the Branch Martin is assisted by several activists on Life Long Learning, Health & Safety or Steward roles, currently these are;

  • Health & Safety representatives: Currently recruiting
  • Life Long Learning: Currently recruiting


  • Alexis Davis-Owens, Staff Nurse, John Farman ICU
  • Jon Yule, Healthcare assistant, Medicine for the Elderly
  • Heather Jones, Healthcare Assistant, Clinical Investigations Unit
  • Kim Allen, Operating Department Practitioner, Main theatres


The Nursing & AHP section covers (amongst other similar roles)

* Registered Nurses
* Healthcare Assistants
* Midwives & assistants
* Student nurses
* Dieticians
* Occupational Therapists & assistants
* Physiotherapists & assistants
* Operating Department Practitioners
* Allied therapists


To contact Martin please click here

Previous examples of campaigns within the sector:


  • Addenbrooke's Clinical shift change consultation
  • Student Bursaries
  • NVQ programme for Healthcare staff