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West Kent

East Kent

If you are a member in East Kent, this is your branch, welcome.

As well as the branch committee, we also have the following officers:

Wendy Rook and Julie Jones.

You might be interested in the RCN response to Improving Urgent Stroke Services in Kent and Medway Consultation. You can read it here

The East Kent Branch have their own Facebook Page.

BMA/RCN listening event - 3 December 2018 6pm - 8pm
Join us for an open forum to discuss professional burn out. Jointly chaired by; Dr. James Appleyard, Chair, Eastern Kent Division of the British Medical Association and Cecilia Duggan, Chair, East Kent Branch of the Royal College of Nursing.

Location: Education Centre, Kent & Canterbury Hospital, CT1 3NG.

The Christmas Social Branch event - 14 December 2018 7pm - 10.30pm

Stonehouse Restuarant ( previously Punch Tavern), Calcott, Sturry, CT3 4NB.

Book your place and your preferred Festive menu - 3 courses for £11.49
Please choose from the link below which opens up to the Festive menu
Email your booking and menu to a.s.a.p

We look forward to hearing from you.

As well as having fun and celebrating our year, we would like to hear your news regarding work issues or changes experienced at your work places.

We will also be updating everyone on who's the voting members chosen for next years Congress, Branch Plans for 2019.

We would also like to inform members that Wendy Rook will be taking over from Linda Du Preez and we wish them well in their change of roles on the committee

Retirement and pensions planning event - 25 January 2018 2.30pm-5.30pm

The event will cover:
• Your NHS pension explained
• What the future will look like
• Protecting your income
• Things to consider in your retirement
• What can you expect from your £10 a year RCN membership fee
• South East retired nurses network group

Support and advice given by the Lighthouse Financial Services Group

This event is only available to RCN members so please book on as soon as possible to secure your place by emailing:

Could it be you?

The RCN Branch and Officers are keen to find new Representatives for the East Kent Trusts and the Independent sector. We welcome applications from all members, HCAs, Support workers and Nurses. You can read more about being a rep or come to one of the branch meetings and find out from an existing rep exactly what they do.

*** Members need to inform the branch if they are attending any meetings by emailing: This will help us know when we arrange the seating and refreshments. If you are diabetic or vegetarian this information would also help for catering purposes. If members are pre-booked we can also arrange revalidation certificates for Continuous Professional Development Logs as required by NMC. ***

East Kent

  • Chair:  Cecilia Duggan
  • Treasurer: Jayne McCredie
  • Secretary: Linda du Preez

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Page last updated - 14/11/2018