NHS Sussex Branch
NHS Sussex Branch


Welcome to UNISON NHS Sussex


The NHS Sussex branch of UNISON is a branch of the largest public service trade union in the UK. We have 2,250 members who work within healthcare, representing nursing, ancillary, professional, technical, managerial, administrative and clerical staff at all levels.


Most of our members work for University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. However, we also have members working for other local healthcare organisations, particularly the CCG's, and are the host branch for Nursing and Midwifery students studying at the University of Brighton. UNISON also holds the majority of officership positions on national negotiating bodies and is the leading union of local level in the NHS.



About UNISON NHS Sussex Branch


Branches are the bedrock of the union: without them there would be no union to support members at work and negotiate for a better deal.



Advice, support and help when you need it at work and at home


UNISON helps its members resolve problems or issues related to work and home. Whether you are being bullied, want to find out more about your rights to flexible working or need help with your finances, UNISON can offer you confidential advice.




Join UNISON and get the advantages of membership today


Losing sleep over your job security? Worried your role might be outsourced into the private sector? Or just looking for the full support of a union in uncertain times? Whatever your reason, it couldn’t be easier to join the UK’s largest public service union right now.




Could you support your union by getting involved?


Join UNISON’s large network of people across the UK who tackle problems at work and improve conditions for themselves and their colleagues. Give it a try, you’ll be amazed how much you get out of it.


We are here to help you with work-related problems such as grievances and disciplinaries. We can also offer you advice on conditions of service, bullying and violence at work, financial hardship. The list is endless. There are representatives working in your area and you can find details of how to contact them on this website.

UNISON is the largest trade union within UHSussex NHS FT and as a member you are also entitled to many benefits including free legal advice, low cost insurance, UNISON's own holiday club, etc. You will find more details of these and the many other benefits on this website.


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