Northern

Welcome

Welcome to the Northern Region's information pages. You will find details of the latest BACCN news in the region together with information on upcoming events, and contact details for Northern's Committee Members.

If you would like to get involved in this region, we would love to hear from you! 

Best wishes

Lorraine

Chair, Northern Regional Committee

lorraine.m.mutrie@northumbria.ac.uk

 

 

Northern Region Newsletter - Spring 2018

Many thanks for your continued membership with the BACCN. 

Your study: Your say  

We value your opinion and are keen to organise study events which of interest to you, therefore we'd like to call all Northern Regional members to tell us your Top 3 Topics of interest. You will be automatically entered into a PRIZE DRAW to win a place at the forthcoming 33rd Annual BACCN National Conference at Bournemouth 17-18 September 2018.

Your voice: Your choice

Please email your  Top 3 Topics to j.shao@northumbria.ac.uk . The Northern BACCN Committee will then base this year's regional study events on the most popular topics selected by you. 

Your engagement: Your benefits

Attending the regional study event will help you to:

  • obtain evidence towards your NMC revalidation;
  • network with Critical Care nurses across the Northern Region;
  • update and consolidate your Critical Care related knowledge and skills;
  • remain up-to-date with current practice and new development to enhance your career;
  • share and disseminate your practice and research evidence with Critical Care Nursing colleagues;

You can find the Spring 2018 Newsletter here. 

Thank you very much for your engagement with the Northern BACCN Regional Committee.

Yours sincerely

The BACCN Northern Regional Committee

 

Join Us - an Exciting Opportunity to influence Critical Care Nursing! 

Calling all BACCN Northern Region Members,

  • Are you keen to develop professionally as a critical care nurse?
  • Are you looking for career development opportunity?
  • Are you interested in finding out about (or influencing) the future of critical care nursing?

If yes to any of the above, we are seeking expressions of interest from enthusiastic critical care nurses from the Northern region to join a new inspiring BACCN committee. There are no specific qualifications required and you can be any grade of nurse in order to contribute to the local BACCN regional committee.

All you need to be is a BACCN member who is enthusiastic to take forward the work of the BACCN within your region. The purpose of the Regional Committee is to provide education and support for critical care nurses within the region. If you're passionate about critical care nursing and would like to be part of a team to help to further train and develop critical care nurses across the region, we would really love you to come along and join us.

If you would like any further information please contact us via support@baccn.org or by phone on 0844 800 8843.

 

Link Members Needed

BACCN Link Nurses play a crucial role in developing the Northern region and the Committee.

Key Roles:

  • Establish a communication point for BACCN in your local critical care area
  • Hold and distribute BACCN membership application forms and information as required
  • Receive and distribute information on BACCN activities including regional and national study events
  • Identify the needs of local members and communicate this to the committee

The role remains fluid as the needs of the region change. Your regional committee will provide you with regular communication and updates, helping you ro contributie to the establishment of an effective communication system across the region.

If you are interested in becoming a Link Member for your hospital/unit or would just like to receive further information on the role please email us at support@baccn.org