Read the latest opinions from the RCN in Wales
Nicky Hughes, Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations), RCN Wales, shares some of the findings of the recent member survey regarding working conditions during COVID-19
I’ve been a member for over 30 years, but it was only after I started working for the Royal College of Nursing earlier this year that I began to fully appreciate what it actually does! The RCN is both a professional body, promoting education, training and best practice, and a trade union. I oversee the trade union element of RCN Wales’ services.
This week has seen a big step in Wales as we move towards the “new normal”, with the re-opening of schools. Whilst many looked forward to the schools re-opening, to gain some normality, for others the sessional attendance adds another complexity to an already chaotic world.
Working in PPE in the hot weather, Windrush Day, Pride and Care Home Open Day.
100 days since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of taking time off.
Nicky Hughes, RCN Wales Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations), highlights the new risk assessment for all staff that includes issues relating to vulnerable people and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
A message to members and reps from RCN Wales Associate Director of Nursing, Nicky Hughes
Following Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 Nicky Hughes, RCN Wales Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations), shares her thoughts on how we can look after our own mental health.