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Two thirds of staff have considered leaving the NHS

Published: 15 October 2014

Increased workload, low pay, constant restructures, and the stresses of the job are among the reasons why 66% of NHS workers have considered quitting, according to a new survey.

NHS facing financial meltdown

Published: 09 October 2014

The RCN has responded to a new report from the King's Fund looking at budget deficits and financial failure in the health service.

Tonight: RCN membership database access

Published: 08 October 2014

If you need to access your account or our services, please contact RCN Direct on 0345 772 6100.

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RCN North West members prepare to march for fair pay

Published: 16 October 2014

RCN North West members prepare to march for fair pay

Free conference to boost care skills

Published: 15 October 2014

The RCN is holding a free conference for health care assistants working in hospitals and nursing homes across Leicestershire aimed at improving their skills and knowledge.

66% pay hike for health trust chair an insult to nurses, says RCN

Published: 15 October 2014

A pay rise of almost £14,000 a year for the Chair of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust has been condemned by the RCN as ‘hypocrisy’ and an insult to frontline nurses demoralised by the Government’s attacks on their pay.

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News from Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland nurses launch campaign for fair pay and fair treatment

Published: 30 September 2014

Launch of RCN Northern Ireland pay campaign

RCN welcomes draft mental capacity legislation

Published: 02 September 2014

Nursing is key to the delivery of a new legislative framework in line with the Bamford vision

RCN members invited to share information with child sexual exploitation inquiry

Published: 31 July 2014

RCN offers guidance and support or members who wish to come forward

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News from Scotland

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.

Nursing leader comments on NHS finances as latest stats are published

Published: 30 September 2014

Tough decisions may need to be taken to ensure our NHS remains sustainable, says RCN Scotland Director as latest ISD statistics are published

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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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