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RCN calls for end to fragmented health and social care

Published: 21 November 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today called for an end to the fragmented state of health and social care services which are causing “a huge amount of suffering” for vulnerable patients.

RCN welcomes safe staffing level plans

Published: 19 November 2013

The RCN has today expressed support for Government plans to introduce safe staffing levels to hospitals, but insisted nursing numbers still desperately need boosting.

RCN marks European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Published: 18 November 2013

To help mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day the RCN is urging nursing staff to think about how they can help to raise better awareness of antimicrobial resistance and health care associated infections and help reduce them.

RCN questions proposed law on 'wilful neglect'

Published: 16 November 2013

The Royal College of Nursing has today commented on a Government announcement that doctors and nurses found guilty of 'wilful neglect' could face a prison sentence.

Infection control concerns highlighted by RCN and IPS

Published: 15 November 2013

The RCN and the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) are working together to highlight concerns over ongoing infection prevention and control arrangements in England.

Keogh review demands shake-up of NHS services

Published: 14 November 2013

NHS England’s Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh today published a review into urgent and emergency care.

Tackling type 2 diabetes for World Diabetes Day

Published: 14 November 2013

As the RCN marks World Diabetes Day 2014, RCN Nursing Advisor Amanda Cheesley tells us about her recent presentation at the Future of diabetes care summit.

Message of support after Typhoon Haiyan

Published: 11 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has left a devastating trail of destruction in the Philippines and other South East Asian countries, affecting people across the world, including many nursing professionals.

Representing nursing this Remembrance Day

Published: 10 November 2013

RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, Dr Peter Carter, commemorates exceptional nursing staff this Remembrance Day.

Final Council elections of 2013 underway

Published: 07 November 2013

Elections for the final three seats on the RCN Council to be elected in 2013 are now underway. Candidates are being chosen to represent RCN students, health practitioners and south west members on the RCN Council.

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