Royal College of Midwives (RCM)

NHS apprentice quality includes involving unions

UNISON, Unite, RCM and unionlearn have been part of the group devising Quality Principles for NHS Apprenticeships . The unions collaborated with the National Skills Academy for Health (NSAH) and Health Education England (HEE) to provide health care employers guidance on what a good standard Apprenticeship provision looks like. The quality...

Midwives Poole their ideas to develop skills

Maternity staff from across the country are invited to Poole in May for the latest Maternity Support Worker Development Day organised by RCM Union Learning Reps from Poole Maternity Hospital. ULR’s Roxy Galton , Heidi Croucher and Claire Cave are organising this year’s day and building on successful events in previous years which have seen...

Organising learning for Maternity Support Workers

Time4You – a conference for Maternity Support Workers ©Private
There is a real need for learning events aimed at Maternity Support Workers. They are valued members of the maternity care team, however learning opportunities available for this group of staff are few and far between. Learning Reps have organised one day learning conferences, called Time4You over...

RCM ULRs say take "Time4You" at Maternity Support Workers Day

Union Learning Reps from the Royal College of Midwives are organising an event, “Time4You”, aimed at Maternity Support Workers (MSW) and their colleagues in Poole this May. The event invites workers from across the maternity and early years sector to come together to listen to key note speakers at a national level, visit a variety of exhibitor...

Poole RCM offers colleagues outdoor activities

An email from Unionlearn to an RCM Union Learning Rep at a Dorset maternity unit set in motion a learning adventure for midwives in the area, and resulted in an Award to the union branch. Midwives taking part in rock climbing activity © Private Jillian Ireland and Sara Fripps are ULRs at Poole...

Winter Learning Rep says goodbye to Tom Wilson

Unionlearn has published the latest edition of the Learning Rep. The Winter 2015 edition features an interview with Tom Wilson, the out-going director of unionlearn. The magazine also covers UCATT's work helping apprentices in Kent and the work of the Royal College of Midwives helping members progress their skills with help from the union learning...