‘Nurses are a force to be reckoned with – and we must use our voices’
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‘Nurses are a force to be reckoned with – and we must use our voices’

Thelma Agnew @ThelmaAgnew Commissioning editor, Nursing Standard

RCN chair of council Maria Trewern has faith in nurses to demand more for the profession and patients – and wants to give front-line college members more clout

I met Maria Trewern at RCN headquarters in central London a couple of weeks before congress and then interviewed her again, by phone, after she returned from Belfast. On both occasions I was struck by her enthusiasm: for nursing, for RCN members, and for the opportunity she has been given, as chair of council, to get things done.

Nursing Standard. 33, 3, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.3.14.s9

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