Nominations open today (19 July) for the election of members to the RCN Professional Nursing Committee and the RCN Trade Union Committee.
The Professional Nursing Committee is the decision-making body of the RCN on professional issues and provides leadership on the work of the RCN in this area. It is accountable to RCN Council. Nurse members in Scotland, Wales and the South East, South West, West Midlands, and Yorkshire & the Humber regions can stand for election to this committee now. The nursing support worker and student seats are also up for election.
The RCN Trade Union Committee works to ensure that the RCN develops as a modern progressive trade union making a positive difference to the working lives of nursing staff. The committee is accountable to RCN Council and makes decisions on its behalf on trade union functions and activities. Nurse members in Northern Ireland and the Eastern, East Midlands, London, Northern, and the North West regions can stand for election to this committee from today, provided that they are accredited RCN representatives. The nursing support worker and student seats are also up for election to this committee.
Nominations close on 3 September.