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Lifelong Learning Success

A Lifelong Learning event was recently held as a celebration of the partnership programme between The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and UNISON.

Lifelong Learning, a program set up by The Trust in November 2013 aims to provide learning opportunities for staff to aid confidence and social skills. The opportunities provided do not necessarily relate to work  and are often provided by staff in their own time with classes including dancing, yoga, pilates, language classes and sewing. To date, nearly 1,000 employees have taken part in the range of activities on offer. Continue reading Lifelong Learning Success

Apprentice Agreement Supports the Next Generation

The future of apprenticeships at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn has been protected after an agreement between the Joint Staff Side Committee and The Trust was recently signed.

The Apprenticeship Agreement is a mutual contract between the unions and the Trust, designed to enhance partnership working.  It makes sure policies and procedures are followed, in line with staff policies, while providing another way to negotiate terms and conditions for apprentices.  The agreement is designed to develop people, so they ultimately achieve permanent roles within The Trust or National Health Service.  Continue reading Apprentice Agreement Supports the Next Generation