UNISON Branch Executive Meeting
Notes of Meeting
11th August 2015
Classroom, Education Unit, Western Isles Hospital, 6.00 pm
Janet Tierney Secretary
Stephan Smit Vice Chairperson
Alistair Morrison Treasurer
Alison McVie Education Officer/VC
Chrisann Munro Member
Apologies have been received from Catriona Macaulay, Mairi Murray, Janet Marshall, Richard Galloway, Kath Mace.
2, Communication Officers Presentation –Postponed to next month as Officer not present.
3. Approval of Minutes
August meeting is not quorate.
The minutes of the meeting from 21st July to be approved at next quorate meeting.
4. Matters Arising
4.1 Issue: Pay As At Work
Discussion: PAAW was discussed at the last APF. Information on each member of staff’s pay has been received and will be looked at by Finance. Update at next APF.
4.2 Issue: Joint letter to CO of JIB
Discussion: Secretary to check with Local Government colleagues about joint letter which was to be sent to Mr Culley
5. Treasurer's Report
5.1 Issue: Report
Discussion: Alistair Morrison submitted a report stating that at 31st July 2015 the accounts were:
Current Account £17,303.17
Industrial Action Fund £378.69
Chairperson Altocard £408.51
Secretary Altocard £329.32
Treasurer Altocard £448.26
Petty Cash £3.55
The Chairperson and Secretary are due to attend the Scottish Health Committee meeting on 20th August 2015.
The meeting decided not to support a Kurdistan appeal for financial help which has been received by the branch.
6. Secretary's Report
6.1 Issue: Report
Discussion: Joiners 0, Leavers 7. The freebies have been ordered and are in transit to the branch.
7. Welfare Officer's Report
Discussion: No report.
8. Health & Safety
8.1 Issue: Health & Safety Meeting
Discussion: The Health & Safety meeting is due to take place on 21st August 2015. As many stewards as possible please attend.
9, Education Officer’s Report
7.1 Issue: Report
Discussion: Secretary obtained training record from Inverness office. The Education Officer is waiting for information coming through regarding a ULR course due to be held in October 2015 for the Health Branch and Local Government Branch jointly. This course will follow on from previous courses which have been held locally. The Education Officer is to attend a ULR course in Edinburgh in October. The Student Nurse Induction will be held on 9th September, Jane Atkinson and Education Officer to attend.
10. Health & Social Care Integration
10.1 Issue: Letter
Discussion: Secretary to check on joint letter.
11. AOCB-A nomination has been received from Chrisann Munro to become a steward at the Health Board Offices. This will go to the next quorate meeting for approval.
Meeting closed 7:15pm
Date of Next Meeting
Date: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Venue: Education Unit, Western Isles Hospital