Unlike doctors nurses have never been encouraged to know their value – I hope this is about to change.
https://tinyurl.com/yu778ysp Report on the strikes
https://tinyurl.com/28v96jat RCN has a culture of bullying and harassment embedded in their union. Of their ruling council of seventeen 10 are women but 90% of the membership are women and they have only one council member who is black. Though credit where credit it’s due – it was the new General Secretary, Pat Cullen who commissioned the report.
https://tinyurl.com/sex6tj2k Guardian Report on leaked RCN report
https://tinyurl.com/2h6vnkdz Jeremy Hunt says there isn’t any more money for nurses. Whilst, not a conspiracy theorist, running down the NHS to the point the tories may try to bring in private companies to run it: like they did the rail network – that went well! It’s a worry – I’d like to think the electorate and medical professions would not stand for it but then the electorate was persuaded to vote to leave the EU by Boris Johnson! https://tinyurl.com/2wnmrtc6