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RCN infection prevention and control commissioning toolkit updated

Published: 23 July 2014

Health care organisations should use a series of indicators to support performance management of infection prevention and control, according to updated guidance published today by the RCN.

Girl Summit on Female Genital Mutilation

Published: 21 July 2014

The RCN is hoping Tuesday’s Girl Summit on Female Genital Mutilation will help end the practice.

RCN wins recognition for its support of Armed Forces at Downing Street event

Published: 18 July 2014

The RCN has been received a Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence Employee Recognition scheme.

New report shows importance of post-discharge support for mental health patients

Published: 16 July 2014

The RCN has responded to the report published today by the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness.

Nursing and Midwifery Council registration to require indemnity cover

Published: 16 July 2014

From 17 July 2014, nurses and midwives will need to hold an indemnity arrangement in order to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Patients’ needs must determine staffing levels

Published: 15 July 2014

The RCN today urged all hospitals to use new NICE safe staffing guidelines for registered nurse staffing levels.

Celebrating the RCN Library and Heritage Centre’s contribution to nursing knowledge

Published: 11 July 2014

The first birthday of the Royal College of Nursing Library and Heritage Centre has been marked with a special event celebrating its contribution to professional nursing knowledge.

RCN calls for better support for dying patients

Published: 10 July 2014

The Royal College of Nursing is calling for better provision of care for dying people who wish to spend their last days at home.

RCN hails nursing role in organ donation

Published: 09 July 2014

The RCN is supporting National Transplant Week, an annual event designed to encourage people to make their wishes known about what should happen to their organs after death.

New Chair of Congress elected

Published: 09 July 2014

Stuart McKenzie has been elected Chair of RCN Congress.

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