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Managing pain - new RCN guidance

Published: 01 September 2015

The RCN has launched a new knowledge and skills framework for all nursing staff involved in the assessment and management of pain.

RCN responds to RCPCH concerns about impact of staff shortages on children’s services

Published: 26 August 2015

The RCN has responded to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) annual ‘Rota Vacancies and Compliance Survey’ findings.

RCN response to letter to Pay Review Body

Published: 26 August 2015

Greg Hands, Chief Secretary to the Treasury has written to the Pay Review Body, suggesting that a 1% pay increase next year could be varied within the public sector workforce.

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News from England

Vote for your South West Council member

Published: 28 August 2015

Two South West members are standing for election to one place on RCN Council: Victoria Brotherton and Margaret North. Ballot papers will be sent out with the October issue of RCN Bulletin and voting closes on 9 November.

London Branch AGMs 2015

Published: 28 August 2015

Annual General Meetings for each of London’s ten RCN branches will take place in the coming weeks. These meetings are your chance to get involved with the RCN’s work in your local area and have your say about what the RCN should be doing in the year ahead.

£40m cut to London public health budgets "will make health inequalities worse"

Published: 11 August 2015

RCN London has criticised plans to cut £40m from the region’s public health budget in January 2016.

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News from Northern Ireland

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

RCN Northern Ireland Lead Nurses Network launched

Published: 08 June 2015

New network will support and promote nursing leadership in Northern Ireland

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News from Scotland

RCN Scotland comments on latest NHS workforce figures

Published: 01 September 2015

Short-sighted decisions about the nursing workforce in the past are continuing to put pressure on the NHS today according to the latest workforce statistics, says RCN Scotland.

Government figures show continuing pressures on NHS

Published: 25 August 2015

Government figures show continuing pressures on NHS

Learning from last winter – RCN Scotland comments

Published: 06 August 2015

Health boards face a major challenge putting Scottish Government guidance on planning services for the winter months into practice, says RCN Scotland

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News from Wales

Patient safety is at risk, say learning disability nurses

Published: 25 June 2015

Patient safety is at risk, say learning disability nurses

Alone, afraid and under attack – nursing in the community

Published: 24 June 2015

Alone, afraid and under attack – nursing in the community

Immigration rules ‘will cause chaos’ and cost the NHS millions

Published: 22 June 2015

Immigration rules ‘will cause chaos’ and cost the NHS millions

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