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Saving lives by spreading knowlege: HIFA

Published: 21 July 2014

The RCN supports Health Information for All (HIFA), a global campaign which aims to ensure that every person and every health worker worldwide has access to basic health care information. It is free to join, and has the potential to save countless lives. Read an interview with co-founder and co-ordinator Neil Pakenham-Walsh.

Volunteering with VSO in Malawi

Published: 21 July 2014

The RCN has been working with VSO to support nurse and midwife volunteering in Malawi. Watch a short film about the sort of work volunteers have been doing.

Invitation for nurses working overseas to be interviewed on NMC's new revalidation model

Published: 10 July 2014

Invitation for nurses working overseas to be interviewed on NMC's new revalidation model

RCN / VSO strategic partnership

Published: 13 June 2014

VSO and the RCN have a strategic partnership supporting a programme that uses UK volunteers to train nurses and midwives in Malawi. Read and watch some stories from UK volunteers with experience in Malawi.

All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health: patient empowerment report

Published: 13 June 2014

Involving six All Party Parliamentary Groups, a new report Patient empowerment: for better quality, more sustainable health services globally takes a global perspective on empowering patients to play an active role in their care.

The UK Department for International Development and Health System Strengthening

Published: 13 June 2014

The Westminster parliament International Development Committee is conducting an inquiry into support given by the Department for International Development to health system strengthening in developing countries.

Post-2015 international development framework proposal released

Published: 13 June 2014

Intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 international development framework start in September 2014.

Travel to Syria discouraged

Published: 13 June 2014

The Government is urging people not to travel to Syria, either to assist with the humanitarian crisis there or for any other purpose. A booklet on what to do if you know someone who is planning to travel there is available.

AoMRC statement urges employers to facilitate global health volunteering

Published: 04 April 2013

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) last week published a joint statement with the aim of breaking down barriers to global health volunteering. The RCN contributed to the publication as a member of the AoMRC International Forum.

UK Nurses in Liberia with Save the Children

Published: 08 February 2013

Save the Children recently sent six health workers on a fact finding mission to Liberia as part of their “No Child Born to Die” campaign. Four of the six were nurses which the RCN helped to recruit. The trip was clearly an eye-opening experience for the health workers and Save the Children have made a short film about it entitled “Could You Be a Health Worker in Liberia?”. Take a look at Save the Children’s YouTube channel to view the film.

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