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- Letter from Helen Hampton
Letter from Helen Hampton to RCN Bulletin.
- Letter from Jenny Crofts
Letter from Jenny Crofts to RCN Bulletin.
- Letter from Lynne Westwood
Letter from Lynne Westwood to RCN Bulletin.
- Letter from Sue Pitman
Letter from Sue Pitman to RCN Bulletin.
- Letter from Sean Ledington
Letter from Sean Ledington to RCN Bulletin.
- Letter from Jonathan Beebee
Letter from Jonathan Beebee to RCN Bulletin.
- Letter from Daniel Marsden, on behalf of the Learning Disability Nursing Forum Committee
Letter from Daniel Marsden to RCN Bulletin.
- Singing for health
RCN members Ann Skingley and Trish Vella-Burrows have been researching the health benefits of participating in singing groups for a range of long-term conditions.
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Items in previous issues:
Published: 28 Nov 2012On page 19 of the August 2012 issue of RCN Bulletin, Helen Bremner explained how hypnotherapy has been changing the lives of people with IBS.
Published: 28 Nov 2012The Membership and Representation Committee is establishing a new Task and Finish Group to focus on a key aspect of the proposed changes to the NHS Pension Scheme.
Published: 28 Nov 2012Feeling pain is the most frequent reason that people seek health care, and the most frequent reason for readmission.
Published: 28 Nov 2012A website that includes guidelines, a care plan outline, leaflets, links to professional websites and a guide for setting up a clinic has been set up by RCN member Sheila Hardy to help practice nurses provide physical health checks for people with severe mental illness.
Published: 31 Oct 2012A Q&A on LARC accreditation.
Published: 30 Oct 2012Speaking at this year’s annual general meeting, RCN President Andrea Spyropoulos told members that standing up for members and looking out for their interests was her number one priority.
Published: 30 Oct 2012As the RCN guidance, A Shift in the Right Direction, is published, Robert Moore, Chair of the UK Safety Representatives Committee says the diversity of work and workplaces across the RCN membership means that there is no single optimal shift system that suits everyone.
Published: 02 Oct 2012All RCN members are advised to protect themselves this winter by getting vaccinated against flu.
Published: 02 Oct 2012Demand for the counselling service has soared as members are experiencing challenging times both in the NHS and the independent sector.
Published: 02 Oct 2012The new RCN dementia resource brings together examples of best practice in dementia care to support staff to transform care in their local community.
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