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Chief Executive and General Secretary's update

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  • Two nurses sat next to one another in chairs Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 28 Jun 2019

    Remembering the Windrush nurses

    Dame Donna Kinnair reflects on the invaluable and lasting contribution the Windrush generation has made to the NHS and says more needs to be done to address systemic inequalities across the health care sector.

  • Scotland safe staffing Bill Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 3 May 2019

    Our work together continues

    Dame Donna Kinnair reflects on the RCN's work ahead as she takes up her new post as permanent RCN Chief Executive and General Secretary.

  • Nurses at work Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 10 Apr 2019

    Why do we need accountability for safe and effective staffing?

    RCN Acting Chief Executive Dame Donna Kinnair considers what accountability means for RCN safe staffing campaigns.

  • Dame Donna Kinnair at Joint Reps 2019 Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 8 Mar 2019

    Learning with members at Joint Reps

    The time for change is now says Professor Dame Donna Kinnair.

  • Nursing Associate Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 11 Feb 2019

    Welcoming nursing associates into the RCN family

    Dame Professor Donna Kinnair reflects on nursing associates joining the NMC register.

  • NHS hospital Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 18 Jan 2019

    The Long Term Plan won’t make student funding issues go away

    Dame Donna Kinnair says the RCN’s Fund Our Future campaign is needed now more than ever.

  • Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 21 Dec 2018

    Looking back on 2018

    Christmas is undoubtedly a time for reflection and there's a lot to look back on this year.

  • Dame Donna at Joint Reps Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 24 Oct 2018

    Looking to the future in Gateshead

    Dame Donna Kinnair reports back from her first Joint Reps Conference as Acting Chief Executive & General Secretary.

  • Vote in the EGM Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 19 Sep 2018

    Use your vote

    Acting Chief Executive & General Secretary urges members to have their say on the future direction of the RCN.

  • Dame Professor Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 5 Sep 2018

    A time to reflect

    Dame Professor Donna Kinnair, acting Chief Executive and General Secretary reflects on how we can work together to do the best for nursing.