Campaigning on issues that are important to our members is something the RCN Eastern team is extremely passionate about.
As the days and nights get colder and we move towards the festive season, it is easy to feel the ramping up of activity to manage the patient throughput and dependency we so well know at this time of the year.
I am extremely honoured to have been elected to RCN Council representing the Eastern region and wish to use the medium of this blog to thank members for your votes of confidence.
For many people, it feels like the hot weather has been with us forever. The snow we saw in March is a long, distant memory.
As a serving and relentless accredited RCN rep, I come as one but stand as 10,000 in vying for this position on RCN Council.
As the RCN Bedfordshire branch chair, Eastern Board Member and the UK Safety Committee Representative for the Eastern Region, I have a full understanding of the affairs of RCN.
The RCN has been a lifelong source of support to me during my career, always there and always working for nurses like me.
During the eight years I served on RCN Council, we achieved many things and I would like the opportunity to serve another term.
The hard truth and reality of a reduced nursing workforce appears to be focusing conversations at STP forums for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP.
Last year’s Scrap the Cap and Close the Gap campaigns saw our members come out in large number to get their voices heard on the need for fair pay in the NHS.