Virtual Activists conference

This virtual conference is part of the ongoing training provided for all Activists and is a great opportunity to learn from your peers, join in on workshops and  hear the latest employment relations update. We will be showcasing some of the incredible work branches have undertaken over the past year and providing you with tools to help support members. Join us to celebrate your achievements, learn from your experiences and network with your colleagues.

Branch showcase

Do you want the chance to win £100 in branch funds? 

Then submit and abstract on what your branch has been doing, the challenges and successes. Seven branches (one from each country/region) will have an opportunity to present their story in  four minutes to the Activists in attendance. The winner will be decided by those present on the day.

How to apply

Send your submission to [email protected] as a brief PowerPoint presentation of no more than 5 slides or a video no longer than 2 minutes.

  • Abstract deadlines  23 May
  • All applicants will be notified by 30 May
  • Presentations should be sent to [email protected]  by Midday Monday 20 June




08.45 -09.10 

Jaki Lambert, Director Scotland

·         Welcome and housekeeping

·         Trade union team structure

·         How well do you know your RCM

·         Equality Diversity and inclusion quiz

09.15 -09.45 

Alice Sorby, Director, Employment Relations

Pay and employment relations update

09.50 - 10.15 

Lesley Wood, Health and Safety Advisor

Caring for you

·         What the RCM offers

·         Implementation

·         What has worked in branches




Lynn Collins, Director Field Services

Activists and the RCM 


Kate Jones ,Employment Relations Advisor

Diversity and inclusivity in branches



13.30 – 14.00

Lynne Galvin, Regional Head North

Newly qualified midwives, how can we be involved?


Thompsons Solicitors

Flexible working

14.45- 15.00



RCM Organisers

Effective succession planning for branches.


Branch Showcase