British Dietetic Association suspends industrial action ballot in Scotland

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.

Black History Month: The BDA Trade Union looks at what happens post-BHM

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.

NHS Scotland Industrial Action Ballots

NHS Scotland Pay Update 2022

NHS England and NHS Wales Pay 2022

We are currently balloting respective BDA members on the recent announcement on Pay for NHS staff in England and NHS Staff in Wales.

Delayed, disappointing pay rise will leave staff considering their futures, say health unions

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.

BDA response to the RCN’s change of position on NHS pay

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).

BDA Statement on Ukraine

The BDA condemns the illegal invasion of a sovereign nation and calls for Russia to respect Ukrainian territorial integrity.

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BDA welcomes U-turn on mandatory vaccinations for NHS staff

The BDA welcomes the government’s announcement that COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be mandatory for dietitians and others working in the NHS.

BDA Consultative Ballot on the Northern Ireland Pay Award/Offer

BDA Trade Union position on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for NHS staff

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.

Consultation on pay in Wales agreed

The BDA has balloted its Wales NHS Members on the additional offer and the result is to accept additional enhancements.

NHS Scotland - Annual Leave Buyback and Carry Over 2021-22

Update on NHS pay consultation in England and Wales 2021

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.

BDA Trade Union position on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

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.

Delayed pay rise will leave staff disappointed, say health unions

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.

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