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Mount Cavell Challenge

Published: 28 May 2015

Four members of the RCN are to take on the challenge of climbing Mount Edith Cavell in Alberta, Canada, to raise money for the RCN Foundation.

RCN responds to Queen's Speech

Published: 27 May 2015

The Queen today delivered her speech at the State Opening of Parliament, and among the announcements were the Governmentís plans to implement the NHS Five Year Forward View and ensure seven day services in the NHS.

First Steps for health care assistants

Published: 27 May 2015

Resources for health care assistants may be thin on the ground but the RCNís revamped online tool First Steps is leading the way.

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Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal warn that cash shortfall threatens to delay autumn unveiling

Published: 15 May 2015

The Chair of the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal has made an urgent appeal for funds in order to keep the project on track for an autumn unveiling of the first statue of a named black woman in the UK.

Revalidation: Seeking feedback from members participating in the pilot

Published: 13 May 2015

RCN London is hosting a listening event for members who have been taking part in the NMC revalidation pilots. As the pilots are assessed, ahead of the full launch of revalidation in 2016, the RCN wants to hear from you about what has and has not worked in the trials so far.

Changes to terms and conditions at BMI Hospitals

Published: 29 April 2015

BMI Hospitals have announced a number of proposed changes which will negatively effect rates of pay for overtime and enhancements and other terms and conditions for staff. We need members working at BMI to get in touch so that we can challenge the proposals together.

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News from Northern Ireland

Sign up to become an RCN pay campaign champion

Published: 28 May 2015

Help to share our campaign messages across Northern Ireland

RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year 2015

Published: 22 May 2015

Cherith Semple is RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year 2015

Progress on securing back pay for nurses undertaking post-registration education

Published: 13 May 2015

RCN secures agreement from two HSC trusts to accept retrospective claims and process back payments

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News from Scotland

CAMHS waiting times figures - RCN Scotland comment

Published: 26 May 2015

Only long-term investment in services that are genuinely designed around the needs of patients will lead to lasting improvement in mental health services, RCN Scotland says

Nursing leader comments on NHS Scotland figures

Published: 26 May 2015

New integration authorities will certainly have their work cut out in rebalancing services between hospitals and communities, says RCN Scotland in a comment on figures on spending on unplanned admissions released today (26 May).

Mental health investment announcement: RCN Scotland comment

Published: 24 May 2015

Nursing has a key role in improving access to mental health services but long term investment is needed for lasting improvement, says RCN Scotland

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News from Wales

RCN in Wales responds to Welsh Governmentís news of social care reform

Published: 12 May 2015

RCN in Wales responds to Welsh Governmentís news of social care reform

International Nursesí Day 2015: Support safe staffing levels

Published: 12 May 2015

International Nursesí Day 2015: Support safe staffing levels

RCN in Wales welcomes Welsh Governmentís £20 million investment in community care fund

Published: 28 April 2015

RCN in Wales welcomes Welsh Governmentís £20 million investment in community care fund

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