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Chief Executive and General Secretary's update

68 blog posts
  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 3 Aug 2022

    Respect for our profession through fair pay and safe staffing

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, updates members on our work to ensure the nursing profession secures long-term investment from governments across the UK

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 6 Jul 2022

    Speaking up for our profession and our patients

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, updates members on upcoming ballots and how we continue to fight for fair pay for all members working across health and social care. 

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 22 Jun 2022

    Challenging to achieve more for nursing

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive updates members on our campaigns for fair pay and safe staffing.

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 30 May 2022

    Hate and discrimination will not be tolerated - at the RCN we stand for better

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, reiterates the RCN's commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. 

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 25 May 2022

    Leading and shaping our profession

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, updates members on work to influence and lead our profession across the UK and internationally.

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 5 May 2022

    Leading and celebrating the nursing profession

    Pat Cullen, Interim General Secretary and Chief Executive updates members on work happening across the UK to improve the working lives of nursing staff and encourages members to get involved in Glove Awareness Week and Nurses’ Day.

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 27 Apr 2022

    Demanding action on nurse staffing

    Pat Cullen, Interim RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, updates members on work across the UK to address the impact caused by the ongoing workforce crisis across health and social care. 

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 6 Apr 2022

    Demanding change for our profession

    RCN Interim General Secretary and Chief Executive, Pat Cullen, updates members on RCN work to influence governments across the UK and how we’re shaping nursing in the UK and internationally.

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 24 Mar 2022

    Standing up for nursing in challenging times

    Pat Cullen, RCN Interim General Secretary and Chief Executive, updates members on our continued calls on governments to address the impact of COVID-19 on nursing staff and patients, the rising cost of living and the nursing workforce crisis.

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 17 Mar 2022

    Campaigning for nursing on the issues that matter to members

    RCN Interim General Secretary and Chief Executive Pat Cullen reflects on the impact of the rising price of fuel, the cost of living crisis and the importance of our Last Shift survey.