RCN West Midland's Board Chair Mark Butler shares his thoughts on 2020, and his hopes for 2021.
The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month is a stark and dreadful reminder of the racism that exists in our society and of the discrimination and disadvantage that many people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds face.
The RCN’s annual Congress took place in Liverpool from 19 to 23 May.
The RCN West Midlands Regional Board met on 13 May 2019. The content of this blog includes the ‘key messages’, particularly for members in the West Midlands, but in the interests of transparency, they are open for all to read.
How often are you frustrated that you cannot deliver the quality of care that your patients and service users need because there aren’t enough staff on duty? How often are you anxious that they might not even be safe?
The recent decisions by the majority of health care unions, including the RCN, to accept the Government’s proposed three-year NHS pay deal for England paves the way for NHS staff to start receiving more money in their pay packets from next month.
The benefits that our workplace representatives offer to, and gain from, the RCN are now showcased in a series of new short films that capture the essence of this mutual value.