ABOUT NAJ (UK)

The Nurses Association of Jamaica (UK) is a non-profit making charitable organisation founded in 1978 by a small group of nurses whose vision was to provide support, advice and guidance to the new recruits coming to the UK from Jamaica.

MEMBERSHIP

Our membership is diverse and is drawn from Nursing, Midwifery, Health visiting, allied professionals and those who support the organisations' objectives. There is an annual subscription of £30. Student subscription is £10, all fees are paid in January of each year. These fees are reviewed and agreed annually at the Annual General Meeting. Membership is open to individuals over 18 years old who are interested in furthering the objectives of the Charity.

BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES

The benefits include receiving support, advice and guidance relating to education, professional and personal issues. NAJ (UK) also provide mentoring and coaching to support development. We promote participation in seminars, conference debates on social health and professional issues. We also encourage networking, sharing knowledge and expertise across diverse communities. There are opportunities to apply for grants and bursuries to assist in members' educational development while providing a social forum for friendship and support.

MEETINGS

Our Constitution sets out how the Nurses Association of Jamaica (UK) a charitable organisation will be governed. NAJ (UK) will work with members, trustees, patrons and partners to achieve its charitable aims and objects for public benefit. In order to raise funds to advance the objects of NAJ (UK), sponsorship will be sought.

The NAJ (UK) Board

NAJ (UK) is managed by Trustees, a President and an elected Executive Committee nominated by members from each branch. Charitable status was gained in 1998.

Trustees

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Paulette Lewis MBE - President
Charmaine Case - Vice President
Lorna Grant - Executive Treasurer
Sherill Gregory - Executive Secretary
Dorothy Turner - Founder Member

Executive Committee

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Celia Grandison-Markey BHM
Annette Wallace
Pearline Simon
Margaret Moore
Charmaine Case
Paulette Lewis MBE
Sherill Gregory
Lyrell McNish
Dorothy Turner

The Patrons

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The Jamaica High Commission
Dame Karlene Davis DBD
Reverend Richard Clarke
George Ruddock (Jamaica Gleaner & Voice Group UK)
Professor Tony Leiba
Paulette Simpson (Jamaica National Building Society)
Dr Bishop Joe Aldred
Professor Laura Serrant

"As one of the nine founding members it is a privilege to have shared in a vision to start NAJ (UK) in 1978, which has helped nurses, charities and individuals locally, nationally and internationally"

 

Events to Celebrate our 40th Anniversary

We hope you can join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary. Please feel free to contact us for further information.

40TH YEAR EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

Venue:
Royal College of Nursing
20 Cavendish Square
London W1G 0RN

9:00am - 4:00pm

Click here to register with Eventbrite

Alternatively please transfer payment to
Natwest Bank
Account No: 64174298
Sort Code: 60-15-16
(Please use your Full Name as the reference)


Our 2019 Cruise

March 2019

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Gala Dinner and Dance

Venue: Wandsworth Town Hall
Wandsworth High Street
London SW18 2PU

Time:
6:00pm Reception drinks
8:00pm Dinner

Raffle tickets now available with prizes donated by The Victoria Mutual Building Society


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Contact

NAJ (UK)

London Branch

Chair: Pearline Simon

info@naj.org.uk

Birmingham Branch

Chair: Celia Grandison-Markey

info@naj.org.uk

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