Ambulance industrial action dates announced

Trade unions representing staff in the ambulance service have announced their first strike action dates for December 2022.

7 December 2022

UNISON, Unite and the GMB have confirmed that members will take part in strike action on Wednesday 21 December 2022. GMB members will take part in an additional strike day on Wednesday 28 December 2022.

Strikes on these dates will mainly impact NHS ambulance services. GMB members will strike in nine ambulance trusts, UNISON members will strike in five ambulance trusts and Unite members will strike in three ambulance trusts.

UNISON also has a mandate for industrial action at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where strikes will also take place on 21 December.

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