19 blog posts
  • Helen Oatham Helen Oatham 29 Aug 2021

    The pay consultation 2021 - why you should get involved

    Helen Oatham, Trade Union Committee member for the Eastern region, discusses the importance of members getting involved in the pay consultation 2021. 

  • Natalie Brooks Natalie Brooks 21 Jul 2021

    A shocking, shameful shambles

    Natalie Brooks, Chair of the RCN's Eastern Board, reacts to the government announcement on the 2021/22 NHS pay award. 

  • Jesudass Johnselvan Jesudass Johnselvan 18 May 2021

    Thinking of our nursing family in India

    Like everyone, I have been distressed to see the images coming from India as the country deals with a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Fair pay for nurses Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 20 Apr 2021

    RCN Eastern members – help to make the changes you want to see

    We know that when our members come together, you can make real change happen. Whether you’re a rep, a member in the NHS or independent sector or you hold a position on an RCN committee or your local RCN branch, we have seen what you can achieve when you join up to make a difference.

  • Victoria Udeh Victoria Udeh 11 Apr 2021

    Meet RCN Student Ambassador, Victoria Udeh

    My name is Victoria Udeh and  am a first year mental health nursing student studying at the University of Hertfordshire. 

  • Alan Bailey Alan Bailey 29 Mar 2021

    Working together to make the changes you want to see

    My name is Alan Bailey and I am the Campaigns Organiser for the RCN Eastern region. I want to introduce myself with a few words about what my role involves.

  • Damien Crick Damien Crick 3 Mar 2021

    Meet RCN Student Ambassador, Damien Crick

    Hello, my name is Damien. I am a second year adult student nurse at Anglia Ruskin University. 

  • Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 5 Feb 2021

    Looking after yourselves while you care for others

    There is no doubt that the last few months have been among the most challenging times that health services have ever seen. 

  • Becky Emmins Becky Emmins 2 Dec 2020

    Introducing Your New RCN Eastern Student Committee Member

    I’m Becky and I’m currently a third-year children’s student nurse at the University of Hertfordshire. I spend my life with my family of two boys, a stepdaughter and a husband... and lots of animals!

  • Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 20 Nov 2020

    Celebrating Nursing Support Workers

    Nursing support workers have always been a vital part of the whole nursing and health service team. Never has this been more evident than the last year when, along with their nurse colleagues and nursing students, they continued to work on the frontline at the most difficult of times.