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Members asked to shape priorities for European election manifesto

Published: 04 October 2013

The RCN is launching a survey of its members to identify their key priorities for the upcoming European elections to be held in 2014.

Have your say at the annual general meeting

Published: 03 October 2013

With the annual general meeting fast-approaching, don't miss this opportunity to vote on an important resolution on how to set member subscription fees for the next five years, and ensure we can protect the services that matter to you.

£50 million pilot scheme to increase GP services

Published: 01 October 2013

Under a new pilot scheme, announced today, surgeries in nine areas of England will be able to bid for funding to open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

Landmark victory for member facing deportation

Published: 01 October 2013

The RCN Immigration Advice Service, in collaboration with RCN Legal Services, has helped win a landmark victory in the immigration courts for a health care assistant member under threat of deportation, following the new rules around minimum pay requirements.

RCN joins global fight against health care associated infections

Published: 27 September 2013

The RCN is joining the OneTogether programme, a global movement aimed at improving patient safety by reduce preventable health care associated infections (HCAIs).

Sepsis coalition statement launched

Published: 26 September 2013

The RCN has contributed to a UK-wide coalition statement on sepsis launched by the UK Sepsis Trust this month.

Top hospitals to guide failing NHS trusts

Published: 20 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today welcomed the news that leaders of top-performing hospitals would be sent to failing hospitals to improve standards, adding that good management must be supported by the proper staffing levels.

Members elected to represent the RCN at the National Pensioners Convention

Published: 20 September 2013

RCN members have elected members to sit on the National Pensioners Convention National Council, following the close of voting on Monday 16 September.

RCN members elect new Council members

Published: 19 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today announced the outcome of elections to its governing body, RCN Council.

Making a difference after Francis

Published: 18 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has welcomed the Health Select Committee’s review of the Francis report, After Francis – making a difference, calling for “a number of changes that would help to improve the quality of patient care in the NHS.”

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