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RCN infection prevention and control commissioning toolkit updated

Published: 23 July 2014

Health care organisations should use a series of indicators to support performance management of infection prevention and control, according to updated guidance published today by the RCN.

Girl Summit on Female Genital Mutilation

Published: 21 July 2014

The RCN is hoping Tuesday’s Girl Summit on Female Genital Mutilation will help end the practice.

RCN wins recognition for its support of Armed Forces at Downing Street event

Published: 18 July 2014

The RCN has been received a Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence Employee Recognition scheme.

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Save the date: 18 October rally for fair NHS pay in central London

Published: 25 July 2014

The RCN will be backing a major pay protest which takes place in central London on Saturday 18 October 2014. We want as many RCN members as possible to come out and join us on the day and let the Government know that they cannot continue to take our hard work for granted.

Lobbying MPs at Westminster: a London member’s experience

Published: 16 July 2014

Carlos Forni, Chair of the RCN Inner South East London Branch, met with his MP, Gareth Evans of Dartford this week. Carlos tells us of his experience of visiting his MP at Parliament for the first time.

RCN Chief Executive Dr Peter Carter visits Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust

Published: 17 July 2014

RCN Chief Executive Dr Peter Carter visits Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

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News from Northern Ireland

Pride 2014 in Northern Ireland

Published: 11 July 2014

Join RCN members at Belfast Pride and Pride in Newry

Launch of RCN Northern Ireland Defence Nursing Network

Published: 04 July 2014

Launch of RCN Northern Ireland Defence Nursing Network

RCN consultation meeting on mental capacity legislation

Published: 03 July 2014

RCN to hold consultation meeting to inform response to draft mental capacity legislation for Northern Ireland

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News from Scotland

Nursing leader responds to report on Glasgow's Victoria Infirmary

Published: 24 June 2014

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde should tackle any instances of poor care straight away so that all patients receive the high quality care that they deserve, even in challenging situations, RCN Scotland says commenting on Healthcare Improvement Scotland report on a Glasgow hospital.

RCN Scotland comments on Public Audit Committee report on older people’s care

Published: 17 June 2014

RCN Scotland says nurses have the expertise to make decisions to enable patients to stay at home but more are needed.

‘District nursing under threat’, says RCN Scotland

Published: 17 June 2014

As RCN members from Scotland and across the UK meet in Liverpool this week for their annual Congress, the Royal College of Nursing (Scotland) is warning that district nursing services in many areas of Scotland are under threat from a lack of investment and soaring patient demand.

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News from Wales

RCN in Wales responds to Welsh Government's ‘New pay deal for NHS staff’

Published: 09 July 2014

RCN in Wales responds to Welsh Government 's ‘New pay deal for NHS staff ’

Nurses' Day 2014

Published: 12 May 2014

Nurses' Day 2014

NHS Pay in Wales

Published: 02 May 2014

NHS Pay in Wales

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