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26 blog posts
  • 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.

  • 11 Oct 2020

    My student money struggles show why we must pay nurses fairly

    My health care journey started ten years ago, however I started my nurse training in 2018.

  • Eileen Raynes-White Eileen Raynes-White 29 Jul 2020

    Working with our region's care homes

    Here in Eastern Region we really want to engage with care homes and find out how we can support you and encourage more of you to talk to us about what the RCN offers its members.

  • Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 12 Jul 2020

    We cannot have a strong voice without you

    The last few months have certainly shown us just how amazing yet challenging nursing and caring can be, you have demonstrated your dedication and professionalism in the face of extensive pressures brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.