Third runway

Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport, announced today that the UK Government has agreed to allow the building of a third runway at Heathrow Airport. In amongst the details, he included setting aside £2.6billion (!) for compensation to people who live in the area, much of that to cover soundproofing. I've read numerous … Continue reading Third runway

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#RCN18 – Tuesday

The key activity of the Mental Health Forum at Congress was the discussion on improving suicide awareness in nursing. As you can imagine, for such an emotive issue, the debate had to be handled with great sensitivity and compassion. Several members recounted their experience of dealing with suicide, and we were privileged to hear some … Continue reading #RCN18 – Tuesday

Debate this

It seems a ridiculously long time away, but it's time to start planning for RCN Congress in May next year. A big part of what the Mental Health Forum can do is submit items for debate and discussion to the Agenda Committee, and the deadline is 2nd January 2018. Which leads me to asking our … Continue reading Debate this