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RCN President and Council updates

18 blog posts
  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 21 Mar 2024

    'We must all be upstanding to help combat racism'

    To mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, RCN President Sheila Sobrany explains what the RCN is doing to tackle racism and how you can help.

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 29 Feb 2024

    ‘Delivering transformational change won’t always be easy or comfortable’

    RCN President Sheila Sobrany outlines the work we’re undertaking to realise our ambition to become the truly representative union our diverse profession demands and deserves. 

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 26 Jan 2024

    A new year in nursing

    In her first blog of the year, RCN President Sheila Sobrany sets out her vision for the year ahead.

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 24 Nov 2023

    Fighting for the wellbeing of our nursing staff

    Following her celebrations for Nursing Support Workers' Day RCN President Sheila Sobrany writes about how the RCN has spent this month fighting for the wellbeing of its members.

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 19 Oct 2023

    Standing up for Black nursing staff

    For Black History Month, RCN President Sheila Sobrany writes about how the RCN is celebrating throughout October, and the continuing struggle for racial justice and equality.

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 21 Sep 2023

    Season change in nursing

    RCN President, Sheila Sobrany looks at the challenges and opportunities in the coming months

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 18 Aug 2023

    Your nursing journey starts here

    RCN President Sheilabye Sobrany congratulates those about to start their nursing degree and shares some insight into developments in simulation-based education. 

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 6 Jul 2023

    A defining moment for nursing and the NHS

    RCN President, Sheila Sobrany reflects on the 75th anniversary of the NHS and our upcoming AGM.

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 26 May 2023

    Nursing in the spotlight at #RCN23

    RCN President Sheila Sobrany shares her highlights from RCN Congress 2023, where thousands of members engaged in debates, discussions, and decision-making.

  • Sheilabye Sobrany Sheilabye Sobrany 29 Mar 2023

    A month of inspirational member action and results

    RCN President Sheila Sobrany reflects on a busy month packed with inspirational stories of members coming together to represent their commitment to the nursing profession and celebrate their diversity.