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RCN Yorkshire and the Humber


news articles 22 news articles
  • 24 May 2017

    Celebrating nurse heroes

    From cake stalls and tea parties through to celebratory conferences, this year’s Nurses’ day was marked in health and social care settings right across the region.

  • Janet Youd opens the debate 24 May 2017

    Speaking out at Congress

    As well as being a great social occasion and a chance to network with a wide range of employers, our annual conference offers members an opportunity to get involved in discussions and debates that shape the work of the College.

  • RCN President Cecilia Anim 13 May 2017

    RCN President tells nursing staff to care for each other in Congress opening ceremony

    In her opening Congress speech, RCN President Cecilia Anim encouraged delegates to ask themselves “what more can we do to help each other?".

  • Illustration of man voting on smartphone 20 Apr 2017

    Pay-poll picks up steam

    RCN members are voting on how to respond to another below-inflation pay award.

  • 7 Apr 2017

    Regional Director comments on pay decision

    Regional Director for the RCN in Yorkshire and the Humber, Glenn Turp, has commented on the decision to cap NHS pay rises at 1%.

  • 7 Mar 2017

    Pride in Hull

    Countdown to summer Pride events across Yorkshire and Humber

  • 7 Mar 2017

    Nurses facing hardship

    Last week our charitable trust RCN Foundation revealed that a record number of nursing staff applied to them for hardship grants in 2016.

  • Cecilia Anim receiving her CBE from the Queen 23 Feb 2017

    RCN President receives CBE from the Queen

    Cecilia Anim collected the honour from Her Majesty at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.

  • 23 Feb 2017

    Fears for 0-19 health services in York

    Cuts to children’s services in York will put young people in the district at risk.

    Nurses represented by the Royal College of Nursing have voiced concerns that proposals to restructure services for children (including health visiting and school nursing) fail to address the increasing demand on services.

  • 7 Feb 2017

    Making a difference in Scunthorpe

    RCN Humber branch invited dementia campaigner Tommy Whitelaw to speak at their learning event focusing on 'Making a Difference'.

  • 7 Feb 2017

    Campaign for fair pay in Yorkshire and the Humber

    RCN activists from this region joined an RCN lobby of MPs ahead of their debate on nursing pay. Council and Regional Board member Anne Kennedy and local rep Katie Ashton represented members from Yorkshire and the Humber.

  • 23 Nov 2016

    Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) taking shape in the region

    Regional STPs are beginning to take shape with the first stages now being published. Regional Director for Yorkshire and the Humber Glenn Turp has serious concerns regarding the manner in which these STPs are being developed and would like to see more public engagement.

  • 28 Sep 2016

    RCN Centenary service in York

    VIP guests joined RCN members at a prestigious service at York Minster celebrating 100 years of nursing excellence. 

  • 7 Sep 2016

    Yorkshire and the Humber student update - getting more from your membership at Congress

    Bradford student Vanessa Shaw knows that going to Congress is one way of making sure you get the most out of your RCN membership. She wrote about her experience.

  • 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.

  • 15 Jan 2016

    Farewell to Roy Tomlinson

    Yorkshire and the Humber Council member, Roy Tomlinson is moving on from his role after standing down at the end of 2015.

  • 16 Sep 2015

    New regional director announced

    Sarah Dodsworth joins the RCN Yorkshire and the Humber and Northern regions on a six-month secondment.

  • Community nursing 17 Aug 2015

    Cuts will increase health inequalities

    The RCN warns a reduction in public health budgets in Yorkshire and the Humber will have serious long-term effects.

  • Clocks 2 Feb 2015

    Excess hours campaign launched

    RCN members in the Yorkshire and the Humber region are being encouraged to claim for unpaid overtime.