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Ros Shaw scoops Members’ Award for Outstanding Customer Service

Published: 27 November 2015

Senior RCN Officer Ros Shaw has won the Members’ Award for Outstanding Customer Service.

People’s March for Climate Justice and Jobs

Published: 26 November 2015

RCN members will join a march calling for more to be done to tackle climate change.

RCN responds to the Autumn Statement and Spending Review

Published: 25 November 2015

RCN comment on the Autumn Statement and Spending Review which outlined new funding for the NHS and changes to nurse training.

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South East nurses call for council public health cuts to be dropped from the spending review

Published: 09 November 2015

Press release from the South East region on public sector cuts

Christmas Carol Service 2015

Published: 30 October 2015

RCN President Cecilia Anim is hosting a carol service at Cavendish Square on Wednesday 2 December 2015. The event will be supported by a local community choir.

Nurses condemn ‘false economy’ of public health spending cuts

Published: 28 October 2015

The RCN is calling for a proposed £15.7m cut in spending on public health in the East Midlands to be reversed when Chancellor George Osborne announces the outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review next month.

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News from Northern Ireland

RCN to ask for ballot on industrial action

Published: 16 November 2015

Members of the RCN Northern Ireland Board vote to ask RCN Council for authorisation to ballot on industrial action

Immigration rules "will cause chaos" and cost the health service millions

Published: 22 June 2015

RCN says impact of proposals in Northern Ireland would be disproportionately high

RCN calls for investment in expert nurses to make seven day care a reality

Published: 21 June 2015

Nursing holds the key to implementing seven day care in Northern Ireland

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News from Scotland

Regrettable, but right decision to defer NHS24 system – RCN Scotland comment

Published: 13 November 2015

NHS24’s announcement that it is to defer introduction of the new call-handling and IT system is ‘regrettable but the right decision’ in the interest of patient safety and the wellbeing of staff, says RCN Scotland.

RCN Scotland comment on NHS Scotland’s 2015 report card

Published: 22 October 2015

The Scottish Government needs to take heed of the recommendations in the Audit Scotland report ‘NHS in Scotland 2015’ and listen to what we and many other organisations have been saying for some time about the pressures on our health services, says RCN Scotland.

‘Support for Named Person, but concerns about implementation’ – RCN Scotland comment

Published: 30 September 2015

The Named Person role will enhance those services designed to promote the health and wellbeing of children but there are issues to be addressed by Government and health boards if the good intentions of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act are not to be put at risk.

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News from Wales

RCN in Wales responds to nursing student bursary news

Published: 28 November 2015

Nursing student bursaries

Royal College of Nursing in Wales delighted that HSSC voted in favour of supporting Phase 2 Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill

Published: 25 November 2015

Royal College of Nursing in Wales delighted that HSSC voted in favour of supporting Phase 2 Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill

Ward Sister named RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year 2015

Published: 20 November 2015

Ward Sister RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year 2015

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