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Reducing inequalities in BME communities – Mary Seacole Awards

Published: 24 October 2014

Six nurses will be receiving grants to fund their innovative work with Black and Minority Ethnic communities (BME) across the UK in a special ceremony today at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) headquarters in London.

Making PSHE education compulsory would benefit children’s health

Published: 23 October 2014

The RCN believes better health education for school pupils is essential for improving children and young people’s well-being.

RCN tribute to Efua Dorkenoo OBE

Published: 23 October 2014

Everyone at the RCN was greatly saddened to hear of the death of Efua Dorkenoo OBE, who was a leading and influential figure in the fight against FGM.

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News from England

Workplace win: joint union action delivers improved pay system

Published: 24 October 2014

A social enterprise delivering community NHS services in the south west of England is to introduce an improved pay system following effective joint union action.

South west members march for a pay rise

Published: 23 October 2014

Nursing staff from the RCN South West Region joined a 90,000-strong procession in London protesting against poor public sector pay at the TUC march 'Britain needs a pay rise'.

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News from Northern Ireland

Contact your Assembly members to ask if they value nurses

Published: 24 October 2014

Information about RCN What if ... nurses were treated fairly? campaign in Northern Ireland

RCN questions new nursing home standards

Published: 23 October 2014

RCN submits response to DHSSPS consultation on revised minimum standards for nursing homes

Northern Ireland nurses launch campaign for fair pay and fair treatment

Published: 30 September 2014

Launch of RCN Northern Ireland pay campaign

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News from Scotland

RCN Scotland responds to Auditor General’s report on NHS health services

Published: 24 October 2014

We need new thinking and changes in how services are provided in our NHS if it is to be sustainable into the future, says nurse leader as Audit Scotland reports on financial accounts of three NHS boards.

Nursing leader comments on Labour proposal for cross-party review of health service NHS Scotland

Published: 08 October 2014

The way health services are delivered needs to change, says RCN Scotland Director, and nurses are ready to work with political parties, patients and the public to help create a sustainable NHS.

NHS Tayside chosen to pilot NMC revalidation – RCN Scotland responds

Published: 15 October 2014

As NMC announces NHS Tayside as one of the pilot sites for testing its revalidation prposals, RCN Scotland calls for pilots to reflect wide range of settings in which nurses work.

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News from Wales

Report reveals that nurses are committed to better care in Wales

Published: 17 October 2014

Report reveals that nurses are committed to better care in Wales

RCN in Wales backs iWantGreatCare launch

Published: 15 October 2014

RCN in Wales backs iWantGreatCare launch

Making a difference in quality nursing care

Published: 01 October 2014

Making a difference in quality nursing care Lecture at the University of South Wales

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