Making your money go further
One of the easiest ways for you to save money is to never spend more than you need to on the items that you are buying. As UHB and NHS staff, you may be entitled to discounts and deals that help you make the most of your money.
NHS England also have advice available on helping you to make your money go further. Visit:
Many staff may be missing out on benefits they are entitled to. The free 'Turn2us benefit checker' allows staff to check what benefits they may be eligible for and how to apply.
Many retailers, entertainment venues and hospitality providers offer discounts to NHS staff. As well as local deals, employees can take advantage of huge savings on offer through national schemes like Health Service Discounts and Blue Light Card.
Morrisons offer NHS staff free delivery:
For more information on benefits and discounts, please check the intranet for staff benefits.
For many people, the cost of driving has increased significantly over the past few months. One quick way to save money is to check where the cheapest petrol is near to you. Visit:
Some staff might be able to save money by using public transport. More information about how you can use public transport to get to work including discounts, can be found by on the Trust’s intranet by searching ‘Travel and commuting’.
National Express West Midlands offer NHS staff 10% off and a free week of travel. Visit see the NHS staff portal on the National Express website for more information:
Cycle Solutions offer discounts on purchases of new bicycles and equipment, find out more here:
For information on discounted travel to and from work, including travel passes and cycle purchases, please see the getting to work information available on the intranet.
Additional guidance is also available on the government website, through the RAC and via Money Saving Expert: