Informing RCN activists and sharing their stories

Campaigning for change

Reps unite to suss out strategy for getting members engaged

Fighting for fair pay at a local level

Meet RCN Steward Anne Kennedy who supported a group of nursing staff to move up to higher NHS pay bands following changes to their job roles

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Download the February issue of Activate

What reps need to know about pay progression

Introducing Hannah Reed whose role it is to make sure the NHS pay deal in England is implemented effectively

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January issue of Activate

Ask for more

The RCN is calling for safe staffing legislation in all four countries of the UK. We take a look at what's happening in Scotland

Five minutes with BJ Waltho...

The new Chair of RCN Congress tells us what she's looking for in agenda item submissions for the event in 2019

Looking at the bigger picture

Helen Inskip explains why the RCN's new training programme for branch and board committee members is so valuable

What reps need to know about flu vaccination

With some trusts taking a more punitive approach to flu vaccination, we unpick the RCN’s recent advice to safety reps

Tackling workplace bullying

We speak to RCN steward Maggy Heaton about what can be done to change a culture of bullying

Setting the standards for support

A new project is helping to formalise support and supervision standards for all reps

Lasting benefits for lifelong learning

Meet the reps who are leading the way in learning for the independent sector

Persistence pays off

Safety rep Carolyn Venters explains why workplace safety inspections are well worth it

Go home healthy

Work is a major cause of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) especially for nursing staff working in the community

The voice of members

Making the decision on the NHS pay deal in England

Unsafe place

Fumes from the psychoactive drug spice are putting prison nursing staff at risk