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RCN South East Region

Southampton and Isle of Wight

If you work in Southampton or the Isle of Wight, this is your branch.

Who are we? The branch committee is:
CHAIR: Ged Swinton, Accredited Representative
VICE CHAIR: Sandie Paice, Accredited Representative and Claire Drot, Accredited Representative and Board member,
SECRETARY: Linda Burgess, Accredited Representative,
TREASURER: Heather Blake, Accredited Representative,
COMMUNICATIONS: Denise Wills, Accredited Representative.

The Branch has a quarterly newsletter/update - look out for this in a staffroom near you or keep an eye on your emails!

We also have a Branch Facebook page -

At the 2015 AGM, the branch held a listening exercise on priorities. The priorities and activity for us as a branch are:

Pay and Rewards 
Lack of GP services
Staffing and skill mix
CQC specialists
Quality Branch Activities
NMC Charges
Stat and Man for independent workers
Availability of reps
More updates (member engagement) 

The branch is looking for ways to move forward on  all these issues and are very keen to tap into the talent of our large number of members so if you have a bright idea you would like support with or a workplace issue then please let me know and I will see how we can help move forward.