RCN Yorkshire and the Humber
The RCN Yorkshire and the Humber region represents some 32,000 nurses, health care assistants, nursing students and midwives across North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. Members work in a wide range of health care settings, both in the independent sector and in the NHS.
As the local face of the RCN, workplace representatives and our staff represent members of the nursing team and nursing, promote excellence in practice and shape health policies.
Consultation: changes to branches in Yorkshire & The Humber
The consultation into the future number and size of branches across the RCN in the Yorkshire and the Humber region has now closed. All the responses received between 16 December 2013 and 7 February 2014 will be used to help shape and inform a decision by the regional board on how best to improve branch communications and ways of working. More information on the way forward will be made available after the next board meeting in April.
Regional news releases
All our latest media comments and news releases are published here.
RCN in the media
Ambulances diverted due to stress on A&E. 21 Feb 2014. Regional Director Glenn Turp was quoted in the Morley Advertiser with regard to news that 140 ambulances had to be diverted from Wakefield to Dewsbury in the last year due to pressures on services.
Assaults on Leeds hospital staff, 10 Feb 2014. Regional Director Glenn Turp was quoted in Yorkshire Evening Post over news that the number of assaults on staff in Leeds hospitals has risen.
RCN Yorkshire and the Humber region e-newsletter
We publish a regular e-newsletter to keep you up to date with what's happening locally.
The e-newsletter has lots of interesting features about what's going on, from across the independent and NHS healthcare sectors, as well as current news and events from across the RCN Yorkshire and the Humber region.
Contacting RCN Yorkshire and the Humber region
When making contact with the RCN Yorkshire and the Humber regional office for the first time all RCN members should call 0345 772 6100, which will connect you immediately to a skilled RCN Direct adviser. Calls are charged at local rates.
If you have an ongoing case, you should continue to use the direct-dial number that you have been given by the member of staff who has been helping you.
The left-hand sidebar will help you navigate to more information about the RCN in this region including our staff, your regional board and local branch as well as details of key events and news.
You can contact us during normal office hours at:
Phone: 0345 772 6100
2nd floor, 9 Bond Court
Glenn Turp, Regional Director
RCN Yorkshire & The Humber