The RCN in Wales has announced that its director, Tina Donnelly, has been appointed to Welsh Assembly’s National Advisory Board
The new board will be in place by 1 April 2009. It will be chaired by health minister for Wales Edwina Hart, who will oversee the implementation of the proposed NHS structure.
‘I was delighted to hear that I was appointed to the National Advisory Board,’ Ms Donnelly said.
‘The multi-disciplinary board will have the best interest of all health care professionals working in the NHS and will ensure that health care services for the nation is a priority for the government,’ she added.
RCN general secretary Peter Carter said: ‘Tina has excellent trade union experience and will be ideally placed to ensure the voice of nursing in Wales is heard loud and clear.’
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