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Manchester Central

Manchester Central

RCN Manchester Central branch welcomes all members working in the Manchester, Trafford and Salford areas of Greater Manchester. You can check if you're a member of the Manchester Central branch by looking at MyRCN

Your branch team

  • Chair: Hamish Kemp
  • Treasurer: Phil Broad
  • Secretary: Jayne Greenop

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news articles 30 news articles
  • 18 Jun 2018

    Back in the day

    As part of the region’s #NHS70 celebrations, we have been talking to former NHS nurses about their memories…

  • 1 Jun 2018

    High level of nursing vacancies continues as NHS Trusts struggle with patient demand

    The North of England has over 8000 nursing vacancies despite ‘struggling’ NHS Trusts fighting to meet increased patient demand.

  • 22 May 2018

    Manchester Arena attack - one year on

    RCN North West Regional Director Estephanie Dunn has paid tribute to those affected by the Manchester Arena attack on the first anniversary.

  • 10 May 2018

    Blue Plaque to be unveiled for unsung hero nurse in Altrincham

    An ‘un-sung hero’ nurse from Altrincham who was held captive by German soldiers during the First World War is set to be commemorated with a blue plaque, it has been revealed today.

  • 26 Apr 2018

    Alder Hey Children's Hospital

    Support for RCN members at Alder Hey Children's Hospital

  • 9 Mar 2018

    Bullying and harassment is going unreported fears the Royal College of Nursing

    The Royal College of Nursing in the North West has expressed concerns that bullying and harassment incidents are potentially going unreported and that staff are going unsupported.  Feedback in the national NHS staff survey highlights an increase in the number of staff, many of which will be nursing and healthcare staff, have felt bullied or harassed in the workplace.  This increase, does not reflect the number of cases reported to the Royal College of Nursing over the past 12 months, with little increase in the number of cases compared to the previous year.

  • 19 Dec 2017

    Funding available to attend Congress 2018

    RCN North West is offering a helping hand to members who want to attend Congress 2018 in Belfast.

  • 5 Dec 2017

    RCN North West conference hailed a huge success

    More than 100 RCN members attended the Regional Conference entitled 'Nursing and Resilience Under Pressure' on November 28 in Warrington.

  • 5 Jul 2017

    Scrap the Cap

    Like every other country and region, we have enthusiastically become involved in the #scrapthecap campaign.

  • 28 Jun 2017

    A message in the sand

    As part of the Royal College of Nursing’s 'Summer of Protest', Lancashire West branch activists and members headed to Blackpool to launch their local pay campaign.

Areas covered


  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust


  • NHS Manchester CCGs
  • NHS Salford CCG
  • NHS Trafford CCG