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RCN South West region concerns about Emergency Department pressures

Published: 24 April 2013

The RCN South West region has raised concerns that Emergency Department pressures are affecting patient safety and dignity, according to recent figures.

Nurse Amanda crowned union learning rep of the year

Published: 23 April 2013

A nurse from Lincolnshire has received a coveted national award from her professional union to recognise her work as a champion of lifelong learning.

Colleen achieves a first for First Steps

Published: 23 April 2013

A health care assistant from Lincolnshire has become the first in the UK to be formally recognised for completing First Steps, the Royal College of Nursing’s acclaimed induction training programme for HCAs.

South West RCN member Charles Conibear named RCN Steward of the Year

Published: 22 April 2013

Congratulations to Royal College of Nursing South West region member, Charles Conibear, who received the prestigious award of RCN Steward of the Year at RCN Congress 2013.

Pay Cartel

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.

Regional board’s top team elected

Published: 08 December 2011

Andy McGovern has been re-elected as Chair of the RCN’s London board, and Chris McDonnell has been elected Vice Chair.

RCN 'disappointed' that last NHS bidder has pulled out of bid to run Hinchingbrooke

Published: 23 February 2010

RCN Eastern Region response to announcement that 5 independent sector bidders remain in running to operate Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hertfordshire nurse wins national award

Published: 10 June 2009

Hertfordshire's first Parkinson's disease specialist nurse, Tracey Smith, has won a prestigious national award, given by Nursing Standard. Tracey's innovative work, includes developing a detailed resource pack, which has been warmly received on wards in Hertfordshire hospitals.

Proposals for Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Published: 23 July 2009

Tony Durcan, RCN Regional Officer for Cambridgeshire responds to the proposal to partly privatise Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

Right from Wrong .... Learning the Lessons?

Published: 21 May 2009

This very successful conference, held in conjuction with Angia Ruskin University, was aimed at healthcare professionals working with people with learning difficulties on 23 April 2009, attracting a high calibre of speakers. Register your interest for future conferences in the Eastern Region.

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