Benefits for Members
As a loyal member of the Sierra Leone Nurses Association, you are encouraged to take advantages of the benefits provided, as listed below. For further information on benefits and incentives, see Benefits and Incentives in the information handbook.
ADVICE AND SUPPORT
Provision of a support network for members; both in the office and over the phone.
CAMPAIGNING VOICE FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES
SLNA is committed to stand up for its members through active campaigning and lobbying to bring about improvements in the lives of health workers in Sierra Leone, and help nurses to find out how they can campaign personally at their places of work.
COUNSELLING & WELFARE SERVICES
A system that enables members to access advice from senior nurses and to external advisers and organisations that offers practical financial and welfare advice.
As well as having the benefits of Associate membership, students are welcomed into the body as future professionals, with the support of the experienced and senior nursing experts.
CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
You will receive invitations to our workshops and training days.
Training days and workshops are accredited and certificated.
Attend our quarterly-run volunteer training courses, either to join SLNA as a volunteer or simply to develop skills that may help to develop personal and professional skills.
FURTHER EDUCATIONAL SUPORT
Attend organised events aimed specifically at developing the skills of dedicated nurses.
Organised groups; creating a medium for like-minded nurses to come together for a common purpose, to share information, skills and experiences with each other. If you are interested in setting up your own social group, SLNA would be happy to help and will organise and give any support required. Please note that financial support may not be possible.
SLNA SOCIAL EVENTS
Come along and network with other nurses. For Events, see our Social Calendar, included in the information handbook.
SOCIAL NETWORKING GROUPS
You will have the opportunity to meet with other nurses and health workers in different hospitals, sharing common interests.
The Associationís bi-monthly newsletter brings readers the latest news in the nursing profession.
ACCESS TO GENERAL MEETING MINUTES & SLNA REPORTS
Contact the SLNA Office at any time to receive a copy of the previous minutes.
Receive up-to-date information on nursing news in Sierra Leone.
SAVE MONEY WITH DISCOUNTS & OFFERS
SLNA is working in partnership with a number of organisations to provide members with opportunities to save money.
AIRTEL CLOSED USER GROUP
Members can call all others members for just 3 units per minute, by joining the SLNA Closed User Group and receive a free SIM card.
30% OFF AT SULISHA COMPUTER COLLEGE
Join one of the SLNA computer classes and receive 1/3 off training classes and materials. Learn basic computer skills and build proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.