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  • Sharon Mason Sharon Mason 21 Jun 2019

    Bullying and harassment - a 2019 Congress reflection

    Bullying is very much a focus in healthcare right now and is a significant patient safety concern.   Speaking up early will prevent things getting to a stage where it becomes a grievance and going down litigation routes that are long processes.

  • Lorraine Tymon Lorraine Tymon 19 Jun 2019

    When it comes to end of life care, Dying Matters

    RCN member Lorraine Tymon joins forces with Dying Matters to raise awareness about advance care planning.

  • Estephanie Dunn Estephanie Dunn 11 Jun 2019

    A Busy Summer

    Welcome to the summer edition of our member e-newsletter.

  • Dave Dawes Dave Dawes 11 Jun 2019

    Regional Board Chair reflects on Congress

    I have just returned from another fantastic Congress and it was wonderful to see it return to our region. 

  • Estephanie Dunn Estephanie Dunn 11 Mar 2019

    2019 has got off to a flying start

    The year has got off to a flying start with the launch of our safe staffing campaign. The RCN is campaigning for legislation to guarantee nurse staffing levels in England across all sectors and settings. 

  • Dave Dawes Dave Dawes 11 Mar 2019

    Hitting the ground running

    Firstly I wanted to thank everyone who re-elected me back to Council and I am honoured and humbled to have had such strong support from members across the region. 

  • Maggy Heaton Maggy Heaton 22 Feb 2019

    Get behind the Safe and Effective Care campaign

    Nurses in all areas are struggling to give safe and effective care to their patients.  This is something I hear about all the time.    In 2017 the RCN conducted a survey asking members about your experience at work, particularly reflecting on your last shift, and feedback from the North West really stood out – exceeding the English average in a lot of areas. 

  • Estephanie Dunn Estephanie Dunn 3 Jan 2019

    Happy New Year to our NW members!

    Welcome to a brand new year and I wish you all the best for a healthy and prosperous one.

  • Estephanie Dunn Estephanie Dunn 4 Dec 2018

    In touch - Winter 2018

    Welcome to the final member e-newsletter of 2018. It has been an eventful year, and one which our reps and staff can be proud of as they have continued to support and represent our members, whilst engaging with our ongoing campaigns in the most of challenging of circumstances.

  • Estephanie Dunn Estephanie Dunn 6 Aug 2018

    North West makes historic commitment to tackle race inequality in the workplace

    It is unacceptable that employees from Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds continue to face an uphill struggle at work for equality of opportunity.