Thursday - vox pops
"How has Congress benefitted you?"
Andrea Wilson, North West Outer London
"Coming here has reinforced the fact that we all have the same issues and that if we address them on a national scale we can influence government."
Jacqueline McCollin, North West Outer London
"Itís reassured me that the way I vote on behalf of members in my branch can drive action. Now when I go back to work I can tell them what the RCN is doing on their behalf."
Noeleen Fearon, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Forum
"The debates have been really interesting so it has fired me up with enthusiasm. It returns all the passion you had for nursing when you were a student."
Malachy Ujam, Surrey
"It has been very informative and pertinent to concerns I have about changes affecting the NHS. It has allowed me to get my voice heard."
Shaunee Irvine, Worcestershire
"Itís been an excellent learning opportunity and great chance to work with other people."
Sue Warner, Worcestershire
"It has made me feel enthused that by working together and speaking out, people are taking notice so we can deliver better services for our patients."
David McKerr, Belfast
"I think the debates have been a better standard than last year. There have been more meaty issues to discuss and the trade union side of the organisation has come out much more."
Pauline Gill, Derby
"It has helped me to widen my contacts with people and allowed me to hear inspirational speakers. Iím a mental health nurse so what Alistair Campbell said was really relevant to my work."