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.
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.
In her opening Congress speech, RCN President Cecilia Anim encouraged delegates to ask themselves “what more can we do to help each other?".
RCN members are voting on how to respond to another below-inflation pay award.
Regional Director for the RCN in Yorkshire and the Humber, Glenn Turp, has commented on the decision to cap NHS pay rises at 1%.
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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 collected the honour from Her Majesty at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.
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.
RCN Humber branch invited dementia campaigner Tommy Whitelaw to speak at their learning event focusing on 'Making a Difference'.
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.
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.
VIP guests joined RCN members at a prestigious service at York Minster celebrating 100 years of nursing excellence.
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.
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.
Following the results of the vote on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, the RCN has made the following statement.
The RCN is calling on patients to say thank you to nursing staff who have touched their lives.
Yorkshire and the Humber Council member, Roy Tomlinson is moving on from his role after standing down at the end of 2015.
Sarah Dodsworth joins the RCN Yorkshire and the Humber and Northern regions on a six-month secondment.
The RCN warns a reduction in public health budgets in Yorkshire and the Humber will have serious long-term effects.
RCN members in the Yorkshire and the Humber region are being encouraged to claim for unpaid overtime.