AGM dates for 2016 have been confirmed for London’s ten RCN branches. These meetings are a chance for you to get involved, meet other active local members and help to shape the RCN’s work in your area.
Each year at Congress RCN London members take a collection for a designated charity and in 2011 the region chose to support the work of the Landirani Trust in Malawi. In June this year Regional Director Bernell Bussue on a self-funded trip had the opportunity to visit the Trust and see some of the work which was being carried out.
The next meeting of the London and South East Group will be held on 1 September 2016.
London’s health recruitment crisis could get worse, the Royal College of Nursing has warned, with thousands of nurses currently working in London potentially affected by changes to immigration rules after Britain leaves the EU.
Successful Recruitment Day held at the Orpington Hospital.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called for an end to controversial plans to replace NHS bursaries with student loans, saying that the plans would endanger the future supply of nurses in the capital.
RCN London have been holding a series of events for members which offer support and guidance on the subject of revalidation.
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.
The RCN today wholeheartedly condemned any prejudice or racist abuse directed at nursing staff following last week’s referendum on EU membership.
On Thursday 30 June, a new statue honouring Mary Seacole will be unveiled in the garden of St Thomas’ Hospital, London, directly opposite the Houses of Parliament.