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6 blog posts
  • Sally Bassett Sally Bassett 26 Jul 2021

    How our forums deliver professional practice activism

    Sally Bassett, Chair of the RCN's Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum, and Chair of Forum Chairs, argues that the RCN’s forums provide a structure for collective activism, advancing professional practice.

  • Angeline Price Angeline Price 21 Jul 2021

    Becoming a Forum steering committee member

    Angeline Price, a new member of the RCN Perioperative Forum Steering Committee in 2021, shares her experience of getting involved with the RCN for the first time and explains why you should consider applying this year. 

  • Sally Bassett Sally Bassett 13 Jul 2021

    Join a forum steering committee

    Sally Bassett, Chair of the RCN's Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum, and Chair of Forum Chairs, shares her experience of being an activist within the RCN's forum structure, and encourages other members to get involved too.

  • Craig Davidson Craig Davidson 15 Jul 2020

    I add a different perspective, something unique

    Craig writes about how he applied for a position on the Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum steering committee as a newly qualified nurse and why all members have something to offer in one of these roles.

  • Ed Freshwater Ed Freshwater 15 Jul 2020

    Being part of this committee has been an amazing learning experience

    This is a time of unprecedented pressure and stress on an already overworked and overwhelmed workforce. It's vital as we emerge from the pandemic lockdown that the voice of mental health nursing is heard and represented.

  • Colette Datt Colette Datt 6 Jul 2020

    Can we champion Patient Experience during a pandemic?

    Colette Datt (RGN, RN Child, BSC (Child Health) MSc (Allergy) is the Lead Nurse for Patient Experience and Public Participation at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust reflects on her experience over the last 6 weeks whilst working in an NHS Trust.