At this year's Black History month event we celebrated the ‘Rising Stars’ of 2019, that is nursing staff who work with or are from BAME communities who have made an outstanding contribution to health and social care in London and heard from many inspirational speakers.
RCN London Regional Director Jude Diggins writes about the launch of the RCN's #MakeParityReality campaign all about promoting the issue of mental health.
RCN London Operational Manager Mark Farmer discusses the plans for the launch of the RCN's safe staffing campaign on 17 September.
RCN London Regional Director puts a different spin on activism and what it can mean for RCN London members.
RCN London Regional Director Jude Diggins urges members to begin talking to family, friends and colleagues about the RCN's campaign for staffing for safe and effective care.
Regional Director Jude Diggins reflects on RCN London's Staffing for Safe and Effective Care planning event held in April.
This week saw the publication of the latest NHS Staff Survey results. There are some things to celebrate. The proportion of people feeling satisfied with the support they receive from their manager has increased to nearly 70%. The number of people feeling supported to get the training they need has also increased to around 55%.
Since the NHS was born 70 years ago, it’s become increasingly easy to think about power as something that belongs in the hands of other people with leadership an activity done and controlled by those at the top of the organisational ladder.
Although the profile of non-binary and trans people has risen in recent years, there is still a lack of awareness and understanding of the spectrum of gender identity. Lucy Evans is using her position to educate within healthcare and advocate for patients who up until now have not had a voice.
Why, despite all the incredible work, the everyday kindness, the skill and the knowledge, are we too often silent about just how amazing and how utterly remarkable a career in nursing is? It’s a question that has been bouncing around my head for a while.