Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Bob Quick

Bob (Robert) Quick

Appointed Regional Officer at the age of 19 in early 1975, cadet nurse at Clatterbridge General hospital, set about founding a branch of COHSE at the hospital. Undertook his general nurse training in 1973. Very active in the Nurses Pay campaign in 1974 (Co-ordinating Committee)

His father was COHSE Branch Secretary at West Cheshire branch.

Appointed Regional Officer in the North West, Labour Councillor in Liverpool during the days of Militant (While progessive, certainly not a supporter).

later COHSE Regional Secretary Yorkshire & Humberside (based in Sheffield). Very active in early trade union/COHSE support for Cuba and in particular the Cuban health union, SNTS.

The youngest ever COHSE Regional Officer