Today it's World Mental Health Day, the time when for a brief moment some politicians appear on TV to say how concerned they are about mental health services (which they've been running since they appeared on TV last year saying the same thing) and how they are going to take bold action to make everything … Continue reading #WMHD2018

RCN Extraordinary General Meeting

I attended the RCN EGM today in Birmingham to hear from Council and colleagues before the confidence vote was held. I was one of the last to get a word in, here's what I had to say: I appreciate what has been said about keeping Council because they work hard in their spare time - … Continue reading RCN Extraordinary General Meeting

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