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RCN Eastern Region


news articles 31 news articles
  • 25 Jul 2016

    Eastern region: Thousands of nurses at risk due to Brexit, RCN reveals

    Recruitment problems experienced by many NHS employers in the Eastern region could get worse with thousands of nurses currently working here potentially affected by changes to EU immigration rules after Brexit.

  • 14 Jul 2016

    Eastern region: Revalidation – Your top concerns answered

    Revalidation is a subject which worries many nurses – what information is required, have I done enough to fulfil the criteria, do I need to buy new materials to complete the process? The list goes on.

  • Close up of hands typing on a laptop 5 Jul 2016

    Improved member communications system up and running

    Over the next few weeks RCN members will begin to hear directly from their branch and forum executives, by email, on social media and on the RCN website.

  • 30 Jun 2016

    RCN condemns racial abuse following Brexit vote

    The RCN today wholeheartedly condemned any prejudice or racist abuse directed at nursing staff following last week’s referendum on EU membership.

  • 24 Jun 2016

    RCN comments on EU referendum decision

    Following the results of the vote on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, the RCN has made the following statement.

  • Today is Nurses 12 May 2016

    Today is Nurses' Day

    The RCN is calling on patients to say thank you to nursing staff who have touched their lives.

  • 11 May 2016

    Eastern region: Lets get work life balance working for you - Karen Webb

    We all know that in a profession such as nursing, leaving your job behind when you head home for the night is never easy. You may find it hard to forget what’s happening in your workplace, worrying about patients and the pressures you face on a daily basis. 

  • 11 May 2016

    Eastern region - Fighting for better nursing pay

    For the Royal College of Nursing, the issue of fighting for fair pay for nurses and healthcare assistants is never off the agenda. 

  • 11 May 2016

    Eastern region: Celebrating the work of parish nurses

    Lesley Williams has a very busy schedule. One day she may be counselling the bereaved and giving first aid training. The next she may be accompanying vulnerable patients on hospital appointments, helping explain their diagnosis and treatment. 

  • 1 Mar 2016

    Eastern region's top ten nurses on the big and small screen

    Lyndsay Buckland, RCN Eastern communications manager

    Just as nurses play a huge role in society, so have they done in the worlds of TV and film. Whether they are portrayed in serious shows with traumatic storylines or in more light-hearted comic characterisations, fictional nurses often leave a lasting impression on viewers and may even shape how the profession is viewed by the public. As the Royal College of Nursing celebrates its centenary, I asked colleagues in our Eastern Region office to tell me their favourite nurses from the big and small screen. We’ve narrowed it down to our top ten (in no particular order). As it was my idea, let me go first…