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RCN Council vacancy: Northern region

Published: 22 January 2015

One of our Northern region seats on RCN Council is vacant.

Patient complaints and staff concerns must be taken seriously

Published: 21 January 2015

The RCN has responded to a new Health Select Committee report on complaints and raising concerns.

Nursing Standard Nurse Awards – one week left to enter!

Published: 19 January 2015

One week left to submit your entry for The 2015 Nursing Standard Awards – closing date extended until Friday 23 January 2015.

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Advice for London members affected by planned Industrial Action by other health unions

Published: 22 January 2015

On 29 January 2015 a twelve hour strike will be carried out by a number of health unions. RCN members should have regard to their NMC Code of Conduct and should not take on activities beyond their experience and/or competence.

Three quarters of Londoners oppose the NHS pay freeze

Published: 19 January 2015

A new poll published this week shows that three quarters of Londoners oppose the Government’s policy of freezing pay for NHS staff.

Tell us your views about the reorganisation of hospital services in North West London

Published: 15 January 2015

The Royal College of Nursing is seeking views from members regarding the ongoing reorganisation of hospital services in North West London under the “Shaping a Healthier Future” programme. If you are an RCN member and you wish to give us your views the deadline is Thursday 22 January 2015.

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News from Northern Ireland

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

Published: 23 January 2015

RCN representation lead to salary errors being corrected

Alan Johnson presents RCN Northern Ireland Annual Lecture

Published: 15 January 2015

Leading politician reflects on the past, present and future of the NHS and calls for political consensus on the way forward

RCN welcomes new Northern Ireland respiratory health and well-being service framework

Published: 06 January 2015

Consultation response highlights importance of specialist nursing roles and clarity over resourcing

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News from Scotland

Delayed discharge announcement important first step, says RCN Scotland

Published: 20 January 2015

Investment in solving delayed discharge problem is welcome but only transparency about how the money is actually spent will prove the money is being used well, says RCN Scotland

Nursing leader comments on A&E performance figures for Scotland

Published: 09 January 2015

It’s time to stop thinking of A&E, and indeed hospital care, in isolation from the rest of health and social care, says RCN Scotland Director commenting on latest A&E performance figures

Nursing leader comments on A&E situation in Scotland

Published: 07 January 2015

The problems facing Scotland's A&E departments are a result of growing pressures on the whole health and social care system, says RCN Scotland.

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News from Wales

RCN Wales responds to Welsh Government's £40 million investment announcement

Published: 16 January 2015

RCN Wales responds to Welsh Government's £40 million investment announcement

50th Anniversary of Ty Maeth, RCN Welsh Board HQ

Published: 06 January 2015

50th Anniversary of Ty Maeth, RCN Welsh Board HQ

RCN in Wales responds to pressures facing the Welsh NHS

Published: 07 January 2015

RCN in Wales responds to pressures facing the Welsh NHS

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