During her keynote speech to Congress, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary Janet Davies declared that nursing is still the best profession in the world.
She reminded delegates that nursing has a lot to celebrate despite tough times. She told members that the public viewed them as heroes, singling out RCN Nurse of the Year Melanie Davies for her inspirational work.
Speaking about the General Election, Janet said that it should be viewed as an opportunity to get politicians to address the challenges the profession is facing. In particular, Janet highlighted the impending safe staffing crisis, saying it was too dangerous to leave staffing numbers to chance.
You can read more of the RCN article, as well as watch the keynote speech, here: RCN – Nursing is still the best profession.