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Emergency nurse conference takes place in Brighton

Published: 11 November 2013

The nation’s A & E nurses are meeting to discuss the state of care in the UK’s emergency departments, as the two day Royal College of Nursing Emergency Care Association conference begins in Brighton today. Discussions include the care of older people in Emergency Departments, supporting adults with learning disabilities, dealing with intoxicated patients and bullying in emergency nursing.

‘Positive’ Stafford nurses praised by RCN leader

Published: 08 November 2013

The head of the UK’s biggest nursing union has praised nursing staff at Stafford Hospital for maintaining a positive focus on patient care amid uncertainty about the future of the hospital and their own jobs.

RCN backs Living Wage announcement in Notts

Published: 05 November 2013

Royal College of Nursing activists and staff in the East Midlands were involved in the national announcement of the newly-increased national Living Wage, which has risen by 20p to £7.65 an hour.

RCN and UHCW combine for health care conference

Published: 05 November 2013

Health care support workers from across Coventry and Warwickshire are being given the opportunity to brush up their knowledge and get the latest news on developments in their field at a special conference organised by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

Barts Health Workforce Update and Meetings for RCN Members

Published: 31 October 2013

This is the fourth in a series of updates for RCN members employed by Barts Health NHS Trust. Last Friday Barts Health announced the results of the workforce consultation which has been underway since July.

New Members Sought for RCN London Equality Network

Published: 30 October 2013

The RCN London Equality Network is a virtual forum for BME members in the capital. In 2014 we are looking to refresh the network and are keen to get more RCN London members involved.

Mary Seacole Awards and Maquette Presentation

Published: 30 October 2013

The Mary Seacole awards took place last month, celebrating innovative healthcare that addresses inequality. Several London based nurses won awards for their work.

RCN London Member Nominated for Leading Design Award

Published: 25 October 2013

RCN London member Neomi Bennett has been nominated for a leading innovation award.

Give Your Views on the Future of London's NHS

Published: 24 October 2013

NHS England (London) have launched a "Call to Action", seeking views on how to build a health service in London that is truly fit for the 21st Century. The consultation is open throughout the autumn, and we are encouraging as many RCN London members as possible to make sure your voices are heard.

RCN members invited to help shape Macmillan's new skill sharing pilot

Published: 23 October 2013

Macmillan Cancer Support are inviting RCN London members to take part in a new volunteer opportunity helping patients online

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