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County Durham and Darlington branch

Welcome to the webpage of the County Durham and Darlington branch. The County Durham and Darlington branch is one of the five branches of the RCN Northern region. Generally, if you are an RCN member and you work either within County Durham or Darlington areas, you will automatically be a member of County Durham and Darlington branch.

You can contact the chair of the branch, Michael Appleby, by email: michael.appleby@rcnreps.org.uk

The next County Durham and Darlington branch meeting will be held at 9.30am on 11 March 2014, at the RCN Northern region office in Sunderland. If you would like more information about the agenda, times, and venues of meetings, please either contact the branch chair, or the regional office, at northern.region@rcn.org.uk  

RCN Durham and Darlington branch boundary

County Durham and Darlington branch is your voice in the RCN. As well as sending delegates to RCN's annual Congress, the branch has representation on the RCN's regional board. We hold regular meetings where we discuss issues of concern to local members. As a member you are invited to attend our branch meetings. If you want to contact a member of the branch executive or attend a branch meeting, please contact our regional office on 0191 511 5801 and a member of staff will be able to provide you with further information.

The members of the branch executive are as follows:

  • Cate Woolley-Brown: President
  • Michael Appleby: Chair
  • Katrina Denton: Secretary
  • Stuart Isles: Treasurer
  • Branch Executive: Tim Grace, Amanda McEwan.

The branch are currently looking for local RCN members to get involved with future events, including campaigns and membership recruitment drives. We also work closely with the RCN Northern region and can signpost you towards a number of career development and training opportunities. Please get in touch with us if you would like to get involved.

If you have a problem in your workplace, please contact your local steward in the first instance, or telephone RCN Direct on 0345 772 6100.

Branch meeting minutes