South East nurses call for council public health cuts to be dropped from the spending review
Press release from the South East region on public sector cuts (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - November 9, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

carols 2015
RCN President Cecilia Anim is hosting a carol service at Cavendish Square on Wednesday 2 December 2015. The event will be supported by a local community choir. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 30, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Free conference to boost care skills
The RCN is holding a free conference for health care assistants working in the NHS and independent sector in Coventry and Warwickshire aimed at increasing their knowledge and improving their practice. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

New regional director for the Northern region
Sarah Dodsworth has joined the RCN Northern region a regional director on a six-month secondment from RCN South East. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - September 22, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

board meeting sept 15
The RCN London Board met at the regional office on 8 September 2015. The day included discussion of the RCN centenary programme, the NHS Five Year Forward View and how the NHS Urgent and Emergency Care Review will impact on members in London, as well as plans for the Autumn of Learning programme of events which are being launched this week. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - September 9, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

nnauk dinner 2015
The Nepalese Nursing Association UK held their annual dinner on 5 September. Royal College of Nursing London Board Chair Ian Norris represented the RCN at the event. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - September 9, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Vote for your South West Council member
Two South West members are standing for election to one place on RCN Council: Victoria Brotherton and Margaret North. Ballot papers will be sent out with the October issue of RCN Bulletin and voting closes on 9 November. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - August 28, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

rupa huq
RCN London staff met this week with Rupa Huq, the new Member of Parliament for Ealing Central and Acton, to discuss our work in the region. The RCN has been in touch with newly elected MPs from all political parties to offer introductory meetings to explain more about the political issues currently facing nurses and nursing. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - July 31, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

hp conference 2015
RCN London is hosting its annual dedicated conference for Health Care Assistants, Nursing Assistants and Assistant Practitioners on Tuesday 15 September 2015. Registration is open now and you can sign up online today. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - July 3, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

congress round up 2015
RCN London had a successful Congress in Bournemouth this week, with several hundred members from the region in attendance. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - July 3, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

ghana registered nurses association
RCN London were pleased to welcome a delegation of senior Ghanaian nurses from the Ghana Registered Nurses Association on Wednesday 1 July. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - July 3, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN Award for South East Representative
South East Region Representative is recognised at RCN Awards. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - June 29, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

South East Region at the forefront of RCN Congress 2015
South East Region has a strong presence at RCN Congress 2015 (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - June 29, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nurses' Day 2015 - South East Region celebrates!
Nurses' Day 2015 - South East Region celebrations (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - June 26, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Devon branch talk on dangers of sun damage
Devon branch members were treated to a free consultation and an informative presentation on skin cancer and sun damage at the last Devon branch meeting. Read more and view the presentation. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - June 25, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Terminally ill children let down by poor end-of-life care
Nurses from the Eastern region have expressed concerns about the standards of end-of-life care being given to children and young people (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - June 23, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nurses express concerns over use of recording equipment in care homes
Nurses from across the UK have backed up concerns raised by nursing staff in the Eastern region about the use of covert recording in care homes. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - June 23, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

pride 2015
RCN London, together with RCN Diversity lead Wendy Irwin, are organising a group to take part in the Pride in London Parade on 27 June. Please join us for what promises to be a great day out. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - May 29, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

carers summit
The RCN Nursing Department is helping to run an event in June which looks to share best practice for colleagues working with carers. The event will be opened by RCN Chief Executive and General Secretary Dr Peter Carter and all RCN members are invited to take part. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - May 29, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

mary seacole appeal may 15
The Chair of the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal has made an urgent appeal for funds in order to keep the project on track for an autumn unveiling of the first statue of a named black woman in the UK. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - May 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

revalidation event
RCN London is hosting a listening event for members who have been taking part in the NMC revalidation pilots. As the pilots are assessed, ahead of the full launch of revalidation in 2016, the RCN wants to hear from you about what has and has not worked in the trials so far. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - May 13, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

bmi update april 2015
BMI Hospitals have announced a number of proposed changes which will negatively effect rates of pay for overtime and enhancements and other terms and conditions for staff. We need members working at BMI to get in touch so that we can challenge the proposals together. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - April 30, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

merit award 2015
Nominations are now being sought for the RCN London Region Merit Award for 2015. This award is given annually to a member who has given outstanding service to the RCN and its members in the London Region. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - April 22, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Hertfordshire celebrate Nurses Day
Hertfordshire will be marking 195 years since the birth of Florence Nightingale as part of their Nurses Day celebrations in May. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - April 22, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Local quality network open to all
Are you a nurse in the West Midlands interested in promoting good quality in practice and patient care? (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - April 2, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

congress first time attendees 2015
RCN Congress will be held this year in Bournemeouth from 21 to 25 June 2015. RCN London will be offering funding to members who may never have had the opportunity to go to the largest nursing event in the UK. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - March 30, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Saginaw Valley
On Friday 6 March RCN London supported a visit by students from Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - March 12, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

board update march 15
The RCN London Board met 4 and 5 March for the first time since the election of seven new board members at the start of the year. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - March 12, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN response to CQC report on Southern Health
(Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - February 25, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

lgbt history month 2015
The Royal College of Nursing's annual evening reception to celebrate LGBT History Month takes place in London this month and everyone is invited. The event takes place on 18 February 5.30-7pm at Royal College of Nursing UK HQ, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - February 4, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Jersey Spring Update
Update for Jersey members (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - February 4, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN launches extra hours campaign in Berkshire
(Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - February 2, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

industrial action january 15
On 29 January 2015 a twelve hour strike will be carried out by a number of health unions. RCN members should have regard to their NMC Code of Conduct and should not take on activities beyond their experience and/or competence. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - January 23, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Thumbs-up for patient safety network
A new network of health care professionals that aims to reduce the risk of harm to NHS patients in Shropshire and Staffordshire has been welcomed by the RCN. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - January 2, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

South East Region rouses general public in fight for fair pay
South East Region rouses public in fight for fair pay for nurses (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - December 18, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN response to NMC review on Guernsey
(Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - December 10, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

board election results 2014
Elections have been taking place for seven seats on the RCN London Board. Following the close of the polls we can now confirm the seven members who have been elected. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - December 9, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

pay campaign champions
As we take the What If campaign forward in the new year we want to build a network of Campaign Champions who can spread the word to colleagues and friends in every workplace in London. Sign up to get involved today. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - December 9, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN Chief Executive rallies Southampton nurses to march for fair pay
Dr Peter Carter rallies Southampton nurses to march for fair pay (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - December 8, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN North West host Regional Conference
(Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - December 5, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Protesting for fair pay: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent - 24 November
The RCN is campaigning to protect its members' pay, terms and conditions from a sustained attack by the Government. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - November 19, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

cycling super highways
The Royal College of Nursing in London has today backed proposals by Transport for London (TfL) for two cycle superhighways in the city. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - November 7, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The First Steps survey is here!
Have you used the RCN's popular First Steps learning resource for HCAs? (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 30, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

fair pay rally photos
A large number of London members joined colleagues from around the country as part of the RCN crowd at the TUC fair pay rally on Saturday. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 29, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

st pancras conference photos
The Inner London North Central Branch held their annual conference at St Pancras Hospital on Friday 17 October. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 29, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Workplace win: joint union action delivers improved pay system
A social enterprise delivering community NHS services in the south west of England is to introduce an improved pay system following effective joint union action. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 24, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

South west members march for a pay rise
Nursing staff from the RCN South West Region joined a 90,000-strong procession in London protesting against poor public sector pay at the TUC march 'Britain needs a pay rise'. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 23, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Government attack on NHS pay leaves East Anglian student nurses considering working abroad
East Anglian student nurses (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 21, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN North West members prepare to march for fair pay
(Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 16, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Free conference to boost care skills
The RCN is holding a free conference for health care assistants working in hospitals and nursing homes across Leicestershire aimed at improving their skills and knowledge. (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - October 15, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news