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Regional board

The RCN Yorkshire and the Humber board works to advance the work of the RCN in this region in accordance with the main aims and objectives of the RCN as set out in our Charter. 

Board members hold seats to represent RCN branches, fields of practice or national committees and they meet three times each year. 

If you are an RCN member and you wish to find out more, see board minutes or contact a board member please email

You can also request to attend meetings as an observer.

Board member Name
Chair (to 31 Dec 2020)
Catherine Best
Vice-chair (to 31 Dec 2020) Paul Watson
UK Council members

Carol Popplestone

North Yorkshire Jubilee Moonga and Anne Penny
East Yorkshire Melanie Barnard-Blyth, John Hill and Paul Watson     
South Yorkshire Tracey Slater           
West Yorkshire Catherine Best, Rachel Binks, Peter Davis, Mathew Sidebottom and Jamie Steele             
Board member ex-officio (RCN Professional Nursing Committee member) Rachel Hollis 
Board member ex-officio (RCN Trade Union Committee member) Andrew Bassett-Scott Toogood 

Page last updated - 13/02/2019