Become a real hero
Lynne Pearce Freelance journalist
The college’s representatives play an essential part in ensuring members get a fair deal. A new book celebrating their contribution also reveals just how rewarding the role is
Three years ago, mental health nurse Jeremy Davies felt burnt out and stuck in a rut. ‘I was a middle-aged man with no direction, counting pay days until retirement,’ he says. Then a friend who was an RCN learning representative – a voluntary role supporting members with their career development – suggested he follow in her footsteps.
Nursing Standard. 32, 14, 22-24. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.14.22.s18