South West news
(11 items total, showing 1 to 10)
Published: 10 July 2014
RCN South West Council member Margaret North chaired the Older Peopleís Forum fringe event 'Older people experiencing frailty' at RCN Congress on Thursday 19 June. The event, lead by South West nurses Helen Lyndon and Frazer Underwood, focused on understanding frailty and how older people might experience it.
Published: 09 June 2014
Nursing staff from across the South West region took part in a Day of Action on 5 June 2014 in protest at the Governmentís recent decision to ignore the Pay Review Bodyís recommendation on their pay.
Published: 09 May 2014
On 5 June the RCN will be joining with other health unions across the country to take part in a day of protest at the Governmentís decision to refuse a 1% pay rise to most NHS staff. This does not only affect those of you employed by the NHS, this erosion of pay terms and conditions will be reflected in the independent sector, where many organisations are already refusing to honour even this inadequate pay award. It is time to stand together and protect health care staff pay.
Published: 24 December 2013
Representatives Steve Dunne-Howells and David Joad represented the RCN at Bristol Pride and Swindon and Wiltshire Pride this summer. Hereís their feedback from the events, and why they think itís important that the RCN supports Pride.
RCN responds to the CQC report following its inspection of the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Published: 19 December 2013
RCN South West Regional Director Jeannett Martin and Regional Officer Julie Connolly respond to the CQC report on the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
RCN responds to the CQC report following its inspection of the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust
Published: 18 December 2013
RCN South West Regional Director Jeannett Martin and Regional Officer Julie Connolly respond to the CQC report on the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust.
Published: 23 August 2013
At the end of August Sue retires, and her career was recently celebrated with RCN with colleagues in the Regional Office.
Published: 23 August 2013
Tim Coupland, board and council member for the RCN South West region, will be formally stepping down from his role on 16 October 2013, at the RCNís annual general meeting.
Published: 19 August 2013
South West joint union guidance for staff sides, concerning pay progression, job evaluation and optimisers.
Published: 01 June 2012
The RCN, with other health unions from across the region, has responded to a leaked document which details plans for 16 NHS Trusts to create a consortium aimed at changing nationally agreed terms and conditions of staff.