A former RCN president is to take up a senior position at the International Council of Nurses.
Former RCN president Sylvia Denton has been elected to the European seat on the ICN’s board of directors.
Ms Denton, a nurse for 40 years, served two terms as RCN president and is currently a fellow of the college. She has previously been awarded a CBE for services to health care and an OBE for services to nursing.
The election of Ms Denton took place this week at a meeting during the ICN Quadrennial Congress in Durban, South Africa.
An Australian, Rosemary Bryant, was also elected as the 26th president of the ICN at the meeting.