The branch at the October 2017 pay demonstration


UNISON Lothian Health Branch

Welcome to the UNISON Lothian Health Branch website. We're the largest trade union in NHS Lothian, representing over 12,000 members across the range of health professions.

We're also the trade union for staff working in the third and private sectors delivering healthcare across the Lothian region. Whether you're having problems at work, need advice and support, or want to make your workplace better, we're here to help.

Latest news from the branch

  • 21st October | Greta Thunberg's call to action

    “There is hope– I’ve seen it – but it does not come from the governments or corporations, it comes from the people.” Greta Thunberg The people of Scotland have a unique...
  • 9th September | Financial Wellbeing Webinar

    Hi Everyone   If you have attended any of the Pensions Briefings UNISON has run or are attending one of the three sessions next week, and have further questions relating to your...
  • 7th September | UNISON welcomes our new Nursing Students

    UNISON Lothian Health Branch welcomes you to University and your new career in Healthcare. Studying and training to be any healthcare professional is exciting, but it can also be...
  • 1st September | Pensions Update

    Online Meeting’s to Outline Proposed Changes Virtual meetings to update our members on proposed changes to their pension scheme contributions will take place on September 13th...

Upcoming Events

Starts: Tue 26th Oct, 9:30am
Ends: Wed 27th Oct, 12:30pm

Due to some cancellations, we have a few places available on our Assertiveness Course next week.

The course runs over 2 consecutive mornings on the 26th & 27th October 9.30 to 12.30 each day on MS Teams and has had brilliant feedback in the past and the course outline is below.

Starts: Tue 26th Oct, 5:00pm
Ends: Tue 26th Oct, 7:00pm

IPCC report reading. Leith Walk Police Box

Starts: Wed 27th Oct, 9:30am
Ends: Wed 27th Oct, 1:30pm

Introduction to Microsoft Excel Courses which will be delivered online over 2 days

Starts: Fri 29th Oct, 5:01am
Ends: Fri 29th Oct, 11:59pm

Climate strike, Edinburgh, Friday 29th October
Fridays for Future Edinburgh school strike for climate justice

Starts: Sun 31st Oct, 10:30am
Ends: Sun 31st Oct, 1:00pm

Halloween, Sunday Oct 31, STOP CLIMATE HORROR
Assemble 10.30, The Meadows.