The Trade Union Committee works to ensure that the RCN develops as a modern progressive trade union making a positive difference to the working lives of nursing staff. The committee is accountable to RCN Council and makes decisions on its behalf on all the RCN’s trade union functions and activities.
The Trade Union Committee has 14 members: one member each from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and one from each of the nine English regions: East Midlands, Eastern, London, North West, Northern, South East, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber. They are elected by members in their country or region.
The remaining two members are from the Student and Health Practitioner (Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioner) membership categories and are elected by the members of those groups.