The RCN UK Health Practitioner Committee represents the thousands of health care assistants, health care support workers and assistant practitioners who are members of the RCN. The committee is made up of the two health practitioner members of Council and one representative each from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and the nine English regions.
Through the two health practitioner members of Council the committee can influence RCN policy and strategy on matters relating to health care assistants and assistant practitioners.
If you are a health practitioner member of the RCN and would like to share your views, ideas or concerns with the committee, please email Governance Support.
Health practitioner members of Council: David Cardwell and Brian Murphy. Brian is also chair of the committee.
Eastern: Vacant - details for replacement will be announced shortly
East Midlands: Maive Coley
London: Tracie Culpitt
Northern: Kevin Morley
Northern Ireland: Dennis Greer
North West: Tom Palin
Scotland: Lorraine McLauchlan
South East: Vacant - details for replacement will be announced shortly
South West: Lindsay Cardwell
Wales: Judith Page
West Midlands: Philip White
Yorkshire and the Humber: David Burnside
You can find out more about the role and remit of the committee by reading the terms of reference.