The British Dietetic Association (BDA) has suspended the current industrial action ballot of its NHS members in Scotland in order to consult on the revised pay offer of an average increase of 7.5% received today following intense negotiations this week.
Equality is at the heart of trade unionism. We celebrate the role of Black trade unionists as members, representatives, and leaders of the trade union movement. And, we also recognise the contribution trade unions have had in furthering the cause of racial justice. But, critically, we know the work isn’t over.
We are currently balloting respective BDA members on the recent announcement on Pay for NHS staff in England and NHS Staff in Wales.
Health unions representing more than a million NHS staff in England - including the BDA - have reacted with dismay to the NHS pay rise of £1,400 announced by the government.
The BDA and our partner NHS unions have issued a joint statement in response to a change of position on NHS pay by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
The BDA condemns the illegal invasion of a sovereign nation and calls for Russia to respect Ukrainian territorial integrity.
The BDA welcomes the government’s announcement that COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be mandatory for dietitians and others working in the NHS.
Following the disappointing decision taken by Parliament on 14 December to introduce mandatory COVID vaccinations for all NHS staff, the BDA would like to reiterate our position of opposition.
The BDA has balloted its Wales NHS Members on the additional offer and the result is to accept additional enhancements.
Find out the results of the consultation exercise on the government pay awards in England and Wales we recently asked members to take part in.
The BDA Trade Union National Executive Committee has taken a clear and definitive position in opposition to any attempts to make the take-up of the vaccination mandatory.
Health unions representing 1.2 million NHS staff in England have responded to the 3% NHS pay rise announced by the government, which accepts the recommendation made by the independent pay review body.