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Reducing inequalities in BME communities – Mary Seacole Awards

Published: 24 October 2014

Six nurses will be receiving grants to fund their innovative work with Black and Minority Ethnic communities (BME) across the UK in a special ceremony today at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) headquarters in London.

Making PSHE education compulsory would benefit children’s health

Published: 23 October 2014

The RCN believes better health education for school pupils is essential for improving children and young people’s well-being.

RCN tribute to Efua Dorkenoo OBE

Published: 23 October 2014

Everyone at the RCN was greatly saddened to hear of the death of Efua Dorkenoo OBE, who was a leading and influential figure in the fight against FGM.

RCN responds to NHS Five Year Forward View

Published: 23 October 2014

The leaders of the NHS England have set out their vision of why the NHS needs to change and their proposals for doing so in a new document, the ‘Five Year Forward View’.

Dr Peter Carter one of the UK’s ‘top clinical leaders’

Published: 22 October 2014

RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary Dr Peter Carter has been named one of the UK’s top clinical leaders for 2014.

NHS must be protected from impact of trade deal

Published: 21 October 2014

The NHS needs to be protected from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the RCN has declared.

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.

Prioritising mental health

Published: 08 October 2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is today announcing his plans to prioritise mental health. Dr Peter Carter said: “It’s absolutely right that the health system should be geared up to treat mental health with the same degree of urgency and skill as physical health".

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