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About Plymouth Health Branch

This Branch of the GMB is specifically for the NHS and Health Sector Care Workers in Plymouth, Devon & Cornwall, including contracted or private care providers.

Our members may include staff contracted to work for the NHS, including security staff

Our Branch office is located in Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. Enter via level 6, come to level 9, exit the lift and turn right, office on the right side. Bingo!

Our local office is in Plymouth City Centre and is open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm – During Covid it will often be advisable to contact the office first before attending for general enquiry.

The majority of our Branch members are employed at Derriford Hospital, however, about 20% are health service members employed by Livewell SW, (Mount Gould Hospital), Harbour, private care homes, community hospitals, local mental health services as well as in NHS Cornwall Hospitals.

The Branch Secretary, Ray Stewart, works from the Branch Office on level 9 of Derriford Hospital (see Meet the Team page for details of all of our Branch Reps).

Branch office open hours, working days, Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm.

Meetings outside of daily core working hours may be supported by a Rep and by agreement only.

We may not be available every day in the office but we will always be available by other means of communication and we can always arrange a date for your diary in the office.

The GMB is the Trade Union for NHS workers and through strong workplace organisation the GMB represents all staff within the NHS bottom upwards….. nurses, midwives, embryologists, Lab technicians, pathology, drivers, post room staff, stores and HCA’s to admin staff, porters, housekeepers, domestics, plumbers, electricians.  Wherever you work, the GMB has the knowledge, skills to represent you in your workplace.

If you’re not on the list let me know and I will happily add you to the list

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