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GMB Pay Survey 2018/2021

Published - 5th November 2019

The GMB, the Union of choice for Ambulance Service Staff, was the only trade union to reject the NHS Pay…

Flu Vaccine 2019

Published - 30th September 2019

Winter is coming… (sorry to remind you) and with that, the flu season. The trust has today announced they are starting to roll out the 2019/20 flu vaccination…

GMB Pensions Update – August 2019

Published - 29th August 2019

As a result of a Court of Appeal judgment (McCloud) earlier this year, it was held that alterations that had…

GMB – Retirement Age Campaign

Published - 19th August 2019

This weekend, news hit the headlines that the Conservative Government were considering increasing the state pension age to 75.

GMB Campaign​ for Reduced Retirement Age of Ambulance Staff

Published - 18th July 2019


Trust – Updating your address with EMAS

Published - 21st June 2019

If you change your address and or bank details, the new details need to be updated through the Electronic Staff…

Re-enrolment into the NHS Pension Scheme

Published - 12th June 2019

Under the NHS Pension Scheme automatic re-enrolment rules, EMAS is required to reassess the worker status of all employees every three years to enrol staff who are not already in a pension scheme.

NHS Pension Scheme – Reimbursing Staff

Published - 9th May 2019

In 2015 new Pension Schemes were introduced across the Public Sector. These schemes increased the retirement age. In order to…

Tech Band 5 – April Update

Published - 29th April 2019

Please see attached a DRAFT copy of a new Job Description for Technicians. Can we ask that you download, read through this document and place any comments on our Facebook Page!

New TOIL SOP v3.2 Draft

Published - 19th March 2019

GMB@EMAS are looking for staff comments on the new proposed TOIL SOP! Can you help?

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