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Raising awareness of children and young people’s mental health

Published: 25 March 2014

RCN welcomes launch of a new website designed to support adult awareness of children and young people’s mental health.

NHS fraud comes as no surprise

Published: 24 March 2014

A new BBC Panorama has revealed that fraud could be costing the NHS up to £5 billion a year on fraud; a discovery that should come as no surprise according to the RCN.

Fighting for your pay

Published: 21 March 2014

RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, Dr Peter Carter’s, latest update on pay for members: “Together, we can fight for a fairer deal but we need you to get involved.”

Meningitis vaccine decision is positive for public health

Published: 21 March 2014

The RCN has welcomed the Department of Health's announcement that a meningococcal B (MenB) vaccine will be introduced to the childhood vaccination programme.

Days left to challenge NMC fee rise

Published: 21 March 2014

More than 95,000 people have now signed the online petition to try and stop the proposed Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) fee rise – but it’s not enough yet for it to be considered for a debate by the UK Parliament.

Working collaboratively to manage nutrition and hydration

Published: 17 March 2014

The RCN is supporting this year's Nutrition and Hydration Week, running from Monday 17 March to Sunday 23 March.

Anger at NHS pay decision

Published: 13 March 2014

The RCN today reacted angrily to the Government’s decision not to award a cost of living increase to the majority of NHS staff.

RCN website - service disruption

Published: 12 March 2014

If you need urgent support or advice, please contact RCN Direct on 0345 772 6100.

Supporting No Smoking Day 2014

Published: 12 March 2014

No Smoking Day takes place today and the RCN has reaffirmed its support for this important campaign.

More than just a number - reckless policy draining NHS of experience

Published: 11 March 2014

The Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) latest Frontline First report, published today, reveals that a “reckless policy” has left the NHS with almost 4,000 fewer senior nursing posts than 2010, draining valuable leadership, experience and specialist knowledge from the health service.

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