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New NMC Code: what nursing staff need to know

Published: 30 March 2015

A new code now governs standards of practice for nurses and midwives and itís vital that RCN members engage with it. Daniel Allen reports.

Heated hustings sees agreement over RCNís Nursing Counts manifesto

Published: 24 March 2015

The Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats all commit to supporting the priorities in the RCNís election manifesto, Nursing Counts.

RCN responds to BBC FOI figures on NHS staff stress

Published: 24 March 2015

The RCN today responded to FOI figures from the BBC which show that the number of NHS hospital staff in England taking time off work because of stress and other forms of mental illness has more than doubled in four years.

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Congress Funding for First Time Attendees from London

Published: 26 March 2015

RCN Congress will be held this year in Bournemeouth from 21 to 25 June 2015. RCN London will be offering funding to members who may never have had the opportunity to go to the largest nursing event in the UK.

Visit from Saginaw Valley State University

Published: 07 March 2015

On Friday 6 March RCN London supported a visit by students from Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA.

RCN London Board Update: March 2015

Published: 06 March 2015

The RCN London Board met 4 and 5 March for the first time since the election of seven new board members at the start of the year.

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News from Northern Ireland

Guidance for RCN members on industrial action by other trade unions

Published: 11 March 2015

Advice and support for RCN members in advance of planned industrial action on Friday 13 March 2015

RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards 2015

Published: 04 February 2015

The search is on for the RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year 2015, with a deadline for entries in all award categories of 20 February 2015

RCN secures successful financial outcome for post-registration health visiting student members

Published: 23 January 2015

RCN representation leads to inappropriate salary reductions being corrected

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News from Scotland

Nursing leader comments on STEP campaign for emergency departments in Scotland

Published: 24 March 2015

Focusing attention on A&E risks draining resources from other parts of the health and social care system and making pressures on A&E worse, says RCN Scotland

Nursing leader comments on review of hospital cleanliness

Published: 18 March 2015

HEI report shows there is 'certainly no room for complacency' on hospital cleanliness says RCN Scotland.

NHS pay rise Ė RCN Scotland comment

Published: 12 March 2015

RCN comments on 1% pay rise for NHS staff which is in line with the independent pay review body's recommendations

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News from Wales

RCN in Wales calls on politicians to support safe nurse staffing levels legislation

Published: 17 March 2015

RCN in Wales calls on politicians to support safe nurse staffing levels legislation

RCN in Wales responds to Welsh Governmentís investment in Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service

Published: 16 March 2015

RCN in Wales responds to Welsh Governmentís investment in Emergency Medical

RCN cautions PM about NHS Wales criticism

Published: 24 February 2015

RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary cautions over political point scoring over the NHS in Wales

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