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NHSBT Covid Recognition / Thank you: Details on NHSBT's recognition and ‘thank you’ to show how much we appreciate all that you've done during the Covid pandemic and continue to do

Sharing your views on how we manage disagreements at work: Dates, times and details about workshops where you can share your views on our current processes for raising concerns at work.  If you are unable to attend a workshop you can still share your views using the Feedback Survey.

Share your experience of 'people' systems and processes: we want your feedback on your experience of our systems (such as ESR and EASY), processes, tools and working practices that underpin the 'people experience'. 

Pay Progression page: The NHS pay progression arrangements come into effect on 1st April. They outline the criteria employees must meet to move up the pay affecting step in their pay band. Support on what this means, guidance and further information can be found on the Pay Progression pages.

Coronavirus page: For the latest information regarding the Coronavirus, including current restrictions, FAQs and how you may be impacted. 

Wellbeing Support Available: for wellbeing support during Covid and other tools available to help you.

Wellbeing Survey: For information around the Wellbeing Pulse Survey Spring 2021

Important Deadlines

  • Expenses and timesheets - all expenses and timesheet claims must be authorised by 10pm on the 8th of each month.
  • Changing bank details - bank details should be changed before the 15th of each month to be effective in the same month.
  • Support for Development - applications for funding over £900 can be submitted at any time. They will be considered annually, with a cut-off date for submission of applications of 31st March.
  • Sell Annual Leave - the first sell leave window for 2021/22 opens on 4th May, submission deadline is 23rd May.  
  • Buy Annual Leave - the buy window for this year opens on 4th May, submission deadline is 23rd May.

Systems Access

  • EASY - Manage annual leave, sickness and access to payslips.
  • MyESR - Manage mandatory training, personal information and view payslips.
  • Datix - Submit accident/near misses reports.
  • Knowledge - Access to frequently asked questions around HR, Pay, Wellbeing, Development and Recruitment.
  • Link - NHSBT's intranet for current news, initiatives and other information.
  • OH Assist - Access Occupation Health and make referrals. 
  • CTM Via DigiTS - Open a travel account for access to public transport tickets and accommodation.
  • Controlled Documents - Search for controlled documents.