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RCN UK Students Committee

The RCN Students Committee provides a voice for the thousands of student nurses who are members of the RCN. The committee is made up of one student member of Council, one student member of the Trade Union Committee, one student member of the Professional Nursing Committee, two representatives from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and one representative from each of the nine English regions. 

Through the student member of Council the committee can influence RCN policy and strategy on matters relating to student nurses and nursing education. 

There is currently one vacant seat in Northern Ireland. If you are interested in joining the committee you can find out more information here.

Student member of Council: Charlotte Hall - Chair
Eastern: Laura Bird
East Midlands: Kelly Hitchcock
London: Georgina Ledwith
Northern: Lyndsey Firth
Northern Ireland: Simon Mackey and VACANT
North West: Lee Holden-Levett
Scotland: Craig Davidson and Ellie Jolley
South East: Beth Salmon
South West: Jodie Ashford
Wales: Matthew Thomas and Alice Duncan
West Midlands: Sophie Lynn
Yorkshire & the Humber: Rhys Mood
Student member of the Trade Union Committee: Katy Youngs (ex-officio)
Student member of the Professional Nursing Committee: Lucy Mason (ex-officio)

If you are a student member of the RCN and would like to share your views, ideas or concerns with the committee, please email

You can find out more about the role and remit of the RCN Students Committee by reading the terms of reference.

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