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news articles 33 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.

  • 19 Jun 2018

    Tackling discrimination in the workplace

    Ten members of staff from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTH) attended specially designed training to tackle hidden forms of discrimination head-on.

  • 19 Jun 2018

    The future of nursing

    A group of 34 primary school pupils were entertained and informed by a visit from RCN staff and nursing colleagues when we took our ‘Nursing as a Career’ workshop to Rotherham.

  • 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. 


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