HC Deb 26 January 1988 vol 126 cc217-9W
Mr. David Shaw

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what information he has on the trade unions and professional organisations operating within the National Health Service and their membership numbers amongst doctors, nurses, administrative, ancillary and other staff.

Mrs. Currie

The trade unions and professional organisations recognised for the purpose of negotiating pay and conditions for staff in the NHS are as follows:

  • Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section)
  • Association of Clinical Biochemists
  • Association of Dispensing Opticians
  • Association of NHS Officers
  • Association of Optical Practitioners
  • Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs
  • Association of Supervisors of Midwives
  • British Association of Occupational Therapists
  • British Dental Association
  • British Dietetic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthoptic Society
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Company Chemists Association Ltd
  • Confederation of Health Service Employees
  • Co-operative Union Ltd
  • Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunication and Plumbing Trades Union
  • General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union
  • Health Visitors Association
  • Hospital Physicists Association
  • National and Local Government Officers Association
  • National Pharmaceutical Union
  • National Union of Public Employees
  • Pharmaceutical Standing Committee (Scotland)
  • Royal College of Midwives
  • Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom
  • Scottish Association of Nurse Administrators
  • Scottish Health Visitors Association
  • Scottish Committee of Ophthalmic Opticians
  • Socialist Health Association
  • Society of Administrators of Family Practitioners Services
  • Society of Chiropodists
  • Society of Opticians
  • Society of Radiographers
  • Society of Remedial Gymnasts
  • Transport and General Workers Union
  • Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians
  • Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

Information about membership numbers is not held by the Department.