Eligibility


Employees & Members of Eligible Organisations
Employees and/or Members of the the following organisations are eligable to use the Discounts for nhs staff network (also available to NHS and Public Sector employees in the UK). With these organisations representing nearly nine and a half million people, the Discounts for nhs staff network is the UK's biggest staff benefits program.

Important information:
In most cases, retailers will accept an organisation's membership/identification card as a means of applying discount to a purchase. A minority of retailers will request an additional 'Discounts for nhs staff card' which is available free of charge via the following link: http://healthsector.net/card/

If you would like your organisations members to be eligable to use the Discounts for nhs staff network please contact our organisation membership Officer at info@healthsector.net.


Association of British Dispensing Opticians
ABDO

(Association of British Dispensing Opticians)

199 Gloucester Terrace, London, W2 6LD
www.abdo.org.uk

The objectives of the Association are to support, protect and advance the character, status and interests of dispensing opticians


Association of Chief Police Officers
ACPO

(Association of Chief Police Officers)

4 The Riverside Centre, Frankland Lane, Durham DH1 5TA
www.acpo.police.uk

The Association brings together the expertise and experience of chief police officers from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing a professional forum to share ideas and best practice, coordinate resources and help deliver effective policing which keeps the public safe


Association of Educational Psychologists
AEP

(Association of Educational Psychologists)

4 The Riverside Centre, Frankland Lane, Durham DH1 5TA
www.aep.org.uk

Educational psychologists in local educational authorities and other public and private organisations (England, Wales & Northern Ireland)


Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen
ASLEF

(Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen)

9 Arkwright Road, London NW3 6AB
www.aslef.org.uk

Railways (drivers, operational supervisors and staff).


Aspect
Aspect

Woolley Hall, Woolley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 2JR
www.aspect.org.uk

Senior professionals and managers in education and children's services including advisory headteachers, directors and managers of children's services, school improvement and early years advisers, education welfare officers, 14-19 coordinators, heads of Sure Start, Ofsted inspectors, parent partnership staff and self-employed consultants.


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ATL

(Association of Teachers and Lecturers)

7 Northumberland Street, London WC2N 5RD
www.atl.org.uk

Teachers, headteachers, lecturers and teaching support staff in nursery, primary, secondary schools, sixth form and further education colleges, education managers. Includes membership of the Association for College Management, which transferred engagements to the ATL in January 2011.


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BMA

(British Medical Association)

BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP
www.bma.org.uk

The British Medical Association is the professional medical association and trade union for doctors and medical students.


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BDA

(British Dental Association)

64 Wimpole St, Paddington, Greater London W1G 8
www.bda.org

The British Dental Association (BDA) is the professional association and trade union for dentists in the United Kingdom and was founded in 1880. Membership, which is voluntary, stands at around 23,000. The majority of members are in general practice, or "High Street" practices.


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BDA

(British Dietetic Association)

5th Floor, Charles House, 148/149 Gt Charles Street, Birmingham B3 3HT
www.bda.uk.com

The science and practice of dietetics in the private and public sector.


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BOS TU

(British Orthoptic Society Trade Union)

14 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4ED
www.orthoptics.org.uk

Orthoptists


College of Paramedics
COP

(College of Paramedics)

The Exchange, Express Park, Bristol Rd, Bridgwater, TA6 4RR
www.collegeofparamedics.co.uk

To raise the general awareness of the existing and potential contribution of the paramedic profession to patient care.


Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
CSP

(Chartered Society of Physiotherapy)

14 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4ED
www.csp.org.uk

Chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and assistants.


Educational Institute of Scotland
EIS

(Educational Institute of Scotland)

46 Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BH
www.eis.org.uk

Teachers, lecturers, associated educational personnel (Scotland).


Fire Brigades’ Union
FBU

(Fire Brigades' Union)

Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey KT2 7AE
www.fbu.org.uk

Local authority fire brigades.


FDA
FDA

8 Leake Street, London SE1 7NN
www.fda.org.uk

Civil service, public bodies and NHS.
The union of choice for senior public sector managers and professionals.


GMB
GMB

22/24 Worple Road, London SW19 4DD
www.gmb.org.uk

Public services - primarily local government, school support staff, care, NHS and education; also security, civil air transport, food production, distribution, retail, energy, utilities, catering, construction, shipbuilding, aerospace, defence, engineering, chemicals, leisure, textiles and clothing. Britain's General Union


Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association
HCSA

(Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association)

1 Kingsclere Road, Overton, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 3JA
www.hcsa.com

Hospital consultants, associate specialists, SpR grade and staff grade.


Napo
Napo

4 Chivalry Road, London SW11 1HT
www.napo.org.uk

Probation offiers (NOMS) and family court staff (Cafcass).
The Trade Union and Professional Association for Family Court and Probation Staff


The Teachers Union
NASUWT

(The Teachers' Union)

5 King Street, London WC2E 8SD
www.nasuwt.org.uk

Education - teachers from early years to further education, maintained and independent sector, deputy headteachers, headteachers, students studying for teaching qualifications; other persons whose contracts of employment require them to teach, lecture or instruct.


National Health Service
NHS

(National Health Service)

Richmond House, 79 Whitehall, London SW1A 2NS
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

The NHS stands for the National Health Service, which provides healthcare for all UK citizens based on their need for healthcare rather than their ability to pay for it. It is funded by taxes.


National Health Service Scotland
NHS Scotland

(National Health Service Scotland)

Caledonia House, Fifty Pitches Rd, Cardonald Park, Glasgow, G51 4EB
www.nhs24.com

NHS Scotland is the publicly funded healthcare system of Scotland. The NHS in Scotland has around 132,000 staff, including more than 63,000 nurses, midwives and health visitors and over 8,500 doctors. There are also more than 7,000 practitioners, including GPs, dentists, opticians and community pharmacists who work as independent contractors.


National Health Service Wales
NHS Wales

(National Health Service Wales)

www.wales.nhs.uk

All individuals operating within the NHS in Wales are expected to carry out their roles with dedication and a commitment to the NHS and its core values.


National Union of Teachers
NUT

(National Union of Teachers)

Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD
www.teachers.org.uk

Teachers


Public and Commercial Services Union
PCS

(Public and Commercial Services Union)

160 Falcon Road, London SW11 2LN
www.pcs.org.uk

Government departments and agencies, public bodies, private sector information technology and other service companies


The Professional Trades Union for Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers
POA

(The Professional Trades Union for Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers)

Cronin House, 245 Church Street, London N9 9HW
www.poauk.org.uk

Persons employed in any penal or secure establishment or special hospital as a prison officer, a nursing grade, operational support grade, a non-industrial stores grade and NHS secure forensic staff.


Police Federation of England and Wales
PF

(Police Federation of England and Wales)

Federation House, Highbury Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7UY
www.polfed.org

National organization representing police officers from the ranks of Constable, Sergeant, Inspector and Chief Inspector.


Prospect
Prospect

New Prospect House, 8 Leake Street, London, SE1 7NN
www.prospect.org.uk

Engineering, scientific, managerial & professional staff in agriculture, communications/ICT, defence, electricity supply, energy, environment, health & safety, heritage, industry, law & order, shipbuilding, transport.


Royal College of Midwives
RCM

(Royal College of Midwives)

15 Mansfield Street, London, W1G 9NH
www.rcm.org.uk

The Royal College of Midwives is the voice of midwifery. We are the UK's only trade union, professional organisation led by midwives for midwives and those that support them. The vast majority of the midwifery profession are our members.


Royal College of Surgeons
RCS

(Royal College of Surgeons)

New Prospect House, 8 Leake Street, London, SE1 7NN
www.rcseng.ac.uk

The Royal College of Surgeons enables surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care.


National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers
RMT

(National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers)

39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD
www.rmt.org.uk

Railways and shipping, underground, road transport.


Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
SCP

(Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists)

1 Fellmongers Path, Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 3LY
www.feetforlife.org


Society of Radiographers
SoR

(Society of Radiographers)

207 Providence Square, Mill Street, London SE1 2EW
www.sor.org

National Health Service


Transport Salaried Staffs Association
TSSA

(Transport Salaried Staffs' Association)

Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, London NW1 2EJ
www.tssa.org.uk

Administrative, clerical, supervisory, managerial, professional and technical employees of railways, London Underground, buses, road haulage, port authorities and waterways in Great Britain and Ireland. Also employees in the travel trade, hotel and catering industries.


Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru
UCAC

(Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru)

Prif Swyddfa UCAC, Ffordd Penglais, Aberystwyth SY23 3EU
www.athrawon.com

Education - teachers and lecturers.


Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians
UCATT

(Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians)

UCATT House, 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL
www.ucatt.org.uk

Construction and building.


University and College Union
UCU

(University and College Union)

Carlow Street, London NW1 7LH
www.ucu.org.uk

Academic and academic related staff in higher education, further education, adult education, land-based education and prison education.


UNISON
UNISON

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY
www.unison.org.uk

Local government, health care, the water, gas and electricity industries, further and higher education, schools, transport, voluntary sector, housing associations, police support staff.


Unite
Unite

Amicus Section: 35 King Street, London, WC2E 8JG.
TGWU section: Unite House, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN
www.unitetheunion.org.uk

Manufacturing, engineering, energy, construction, IT, defence aerospace, motor industry, civil aviation, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, steel and metals, shipbuilding, scientists, technologists, professional and managerial staff, electronics and telecommunications, tobacco, food and drink, textiles, ceramics, paper, printing, professional staff in universities, commercial sales, the voluntary sector, banking and financial services, and the National Health Service, administrative, clerical, technical and supervisory; agriculture; building, construction and civil engineering; chemical, oil and rubber manufacture; civil air transport; docks and waterways; food, drink and tobacco; general workers; passenger services; power and engineering; public services; road transport commercial; textiles; vehicle building and automotive.

Unite is the new general union, created in 2007 from the merger of the TGWU and Amicus.

Membership
m 1,116,593 f 353,105 total 1,474,564


United Road Transport Union
URTU

(United Road Transport Union)

Almond House, Oak Green, Stanley Green Business Park, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6QL
www.urtu.com

Drivers, warehousing, ancillary workers in the logistics and food sectors.
Membership m 12,000 f 250 total 12,250