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RCN West Midlands Region


Branches are made up of all RCN members in a geographic area. They help organise RCN activities in their area and provide opportunities for members to participate in and shape the work of the RCN.

Birmingham East and North and Solihull

  • Chair: Barbara Blackhall
  • Treasurer: Sally Selvey
  • Secretaries: Karen Leigh and Chris Barber
  • Diversity Champion: Beverley Baker

Coventry and Warwickshire

  • Chair: Anne Rouse
  • Treasurer: Denise Crampsie
  • Secretary: Amanda Wilson


  • Chair: Cathy Briggs
  • Treasurer: Kerry Whitaker
  • Secretary: Julie Preece


  • Chair: Shaunee Irvine
  • Treasurer: Karl Marshall
  • Secretary: vacant
  • Branch committee member: Lauren Parry and Alex Rutherford (job share)
  • Branch committee member: Rachel Wellby

Birmingham West and Sandwell

  • Chair: Phil Cole
  • Treasurer: Judith Whalley
  • Secretary: Zitta Braham
  • Branch committee member: Lorna Kelly


  • Chair: Suzanne Leitch
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth Knight
  • Secretary: Jean Fisher
  • Local Learning Event leads: Elizabeth Wood and Maureen Jones
  • HCA lead: Elisabeth Brasnett

South Birmingham

  • Chair: Tracey Budding
  • Treasurer: Becky Hoskins
  • Secretary: Stuart Young
  • Local Learning Event lead: Lucy Mason
  • HCA/AP lead: Sarah Waters

Black Country

  • Chair: Gail Brooks
  • Treasurer: vacant
  • Secretary: Julie Jones
  • Local Learning Event lead: Alison Geeson
  • Student nurse lead: Jade Harrison
  • Equality and Diversity lead: Bhupinder Pawar

North Staffordshire

  • Chair: Chris Bourne
  • Treasurer: Julie Matthews
  • Secretary: Christina Rowley-Harris
  • Branch committee member: Abe Golamaully
  • Branch committee member: Nasreen Rafiq
  • Branch committee member: John Lloyd Davies

South Staffordshire

  • Chair: Charley Maddox
  • Treasurer: John Kelsall
  • Secretary: Steve Arnott