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North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Branch

Find more information about your branch team, meetings and events.

RCN North Yorkshire branch would like to welcome all members working in Harrogate, Northallerton, North Yorkshire Coast and York to this page and to assure you that a warm welcome awaits if you attend a branch meeting.

Our meetings are now arranged alongside educational sessions which are helpful towards your CPD hours and evidence for revalidation.
We are privileged to have Carol Popplestone, serving member of RCN Council, as a member of our branch.

You can check if you're a member of the RCN North Yorkshire Branch by looking at MyRCN.

Your branch team

  • Chair: Anne Penny
  • Secretary: Roy Tomlinson
  • Vice Secretary: Adam Newton
  • Treasurer: Laura Thompson
  • Education lead: Gwen Vardigans
  • HCA lead: Carol Popplestone

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news articles 9 news articles
  • 20 Nov 2018

    Alarm over proposed service cuts and job losses

    Health unions including the RCN have been campaigning for better communication and staff engagement around plans to close residential beds for mental health patients at the Retreat in York.

  • 24 Oct 2018

    Success for our members in Bradford

    A group of ENT and Eye nurses and health practitioners from Bradford are celebrating the end of a successful RCN campaign to alter job descriptions and banding to reflect new responsibilities.

  • 23 Oct 2018

    Celebrating Black History Month

    Yorkshire and the Humber held a Black History Month celebration in Leeds showcasing the contribution of BAME nurses to health and social care in the region over 70 years of the NHS.

  • 18 Sep 2018

    RCN opposes the creation of wholly owned subsidiaries

    Some staff working for York Teaching Hospitals are due to take strike action for 48 hours from 27 September.

  • 24 Jul 2018

    Royal visit for regional reps

    Nursing staff have been honoured with a visit to the Palace.

  • 28 Mar 2018

    Have your say on pay

    Your next local branch meeting will include information about the NHS pay offer.

  • 27 Mar 2018

    A new voice for the nursing profession

    Yorkshire and the Humber is now represented on the RCN’s Professional Nursing Committee by Rachel Hollis.

  • 17 Jan 2018

    Fragmentation in the NHS

    Some of our local hospital trusts are drawing up plans to potentially run non-clinical services under a private company. 

  • 9 Nov 2017

    Yorkshire success at the Nursing Times Awards

    Congratulations to all the regional employers and employees who were nominated in this year’s Nursing Times Awards, and well done to the winners.

Page last updated - 10/06/2019