Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I find out more about the benefits?
Please see the section in the Information Handbook on ëBenefits for SLNA members. Further comprehensive information is available at the secretariat. You can obtain a copy from the SLNA secretariat, or via email, by email request.
2. Do I need to inform the Association if I am moving country or work place?
Yes, we need to keep updated information about you so we can keep in contact with you. If you are moving country, it would be helpful to tell us so we can make sure we change the way we try to contact you, such as via email instead of telephone.
3. How can I volunteer at SLNA events?
We are always looking for volunteers to help out at our events. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the secretariat, or speak to any of the members of the NEC.
4. How do I become an SLNA representative?
If you are interested in becoming a representative, please contact the secretariat, and the Administrative Assistant will alert you of any vacant positions in the association. Register your interest for any of the positions by submitting a one page (no more than 300 words) in writing about why you should be considered for the position.
5. What do I do if I want to raise a suggestion/concern with the Nurses Association?
Please see the section on Feedback, complaints and concerns on page 13 of the Information Handbook. SLNA is always interested in what its members have to say and will take any comments seriously.
6. How can I advertise my product or services with SLNA Newsline and website?
If you have a business, or you know someone with a business that needs promoting, SLNA offers reasonable prices for advertising in our newsletter, handbook and gift bags. Please contact the secretariat to find out how to advertise with us.
7. Can I get in contact with the Association if I have an interesting story, pictures, news or case study to share?
We encourage all nurses to contact us if they have any interesting news to share. If you have a story, please call the secretariat and your story or comments may be put in our bi-monthly newsletter and website. We are also looking for budding journalists or writers to get in contact with us if they would like to write a piece for the newsletter.
8. How long does my membership last?
When you register with the Nurses Board, you pay for a full yearís membership from the date on your membership card. If you are paying monthly, your membership lasts till the same date of the next month. Please keep a note of all your payments in the dues book you have been provided with.
9. What happens if I cannot pay my membership fees?
If you are finding it difficult to pay your monthly fees, please contact the secretariat to alert us. You will be put on a late payment list, which allows you to pay your dues the next month along with that monthís normal payment. Please note that the failure to pay after 3 consecutive months will result in the removal of your SLNA benefits. Extenuating circumstances may be reviewed.