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RCN Northern Region


Cumbria branch is your voice in the RCN

If you are an RCN member and you work within Cumbria, you are automatically a member of Cumbria branch. 

As well as sending delegates to RCN's annual Congress, the branch has representation on the RCN's regional board.  

We can signpost you towards a number of career development and training opportunities. 

Your branch president is Ella Cullen; your chair is Karen Dutton, your secretary is Rachael Ridley and your treasurer is Lynda High.

The branch is currently looking for local RCN members to get involved with future events, including campaigns and membership recruitment drives. Please get in touch if you would like to get involved. 

Cumbria branch meeting dates

We hold regular meetings where we discuss issues of concern to local members.  As a member you are invited to attend. 

  • 16 February - 10.30 am - 12.30 pm workshop; 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Cumbria branch meeting
  • 8 June - 10.30 am - 12.30 workshop; 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Cumbria branch meeting

  • 2 November  - 10.30 am - 12.30pm workshop; 12:30 pm- 2:30 pm Cumbria branch annual general meeting.

Meetings take place at Newton Rigg College, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0AH.

If you would like to book a place to attend a branch meeting or learning event, please contact the RCN Northern region office at or on 0191 511 5801.