Tax Relief on UNISON Membership
If you work in a clinical role, you may be able to claim tax relief on your UNISON membership fees, Click here for FAQs and links (opens in a new window)
Annual General Meeting
Thursday 21st March at 3:00pm in the Lecture Theatre, Clinical Skills area, Western Isles Hospital with video links to St Brendans, and Uist & Barra Hospital. Our guest speaker will be Stephen Smellie, Vice Convenor of UNISON Scotland, and there will be a buffet.
Please put this event in your diary, it is a really good opportunity to meet the team and ask questions.
UNISON Western Isles Health Branch
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Retiring Chair Mairi Murray (left) with Flora Somerville, recent UNISON Local Area Organiser at the 2017 AGM
Welcome to our branch website UNISON represents over 450 staff in NHS Western Isles, including nurses, AHPs, health care assistants, administration staff, porters, ambulance staff and estates staff.
We negotiate for better pay and conditions,
support training initiatives, help individuals
in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer
We have workplace stewards in many areas, see our About Us page for a list of who does what and where.
On our Links page you can connect to other UNISON sites.
UNISON Western Isles Health Branch represents members working for NHS Western Isles. Branch members have access to a local network of branch officers, stewards and health & safety reps, with full time professional support, legal services, fringe benefits and all the power of the UK's largest union.
On this site you can contact the branch, ask questions, check out benefits, policies and conditions, join us, update your existing details, get leaflets and posters and get regular news updates
Most people join and stay in UNISON to get the best representation and support at work when they need it. But UNISON members also receive superb membership benefits - you could save the cost of your subscription many times over.
For a comprehensive list of the superb offers available please visit the national UNISON website: http://www.unison.org.uk/benefits/index.asp
For lots more information and news visit the UNISON Scotland site at:
Looking for information about pensions?
UNISON have a dedicated website: