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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.

Duty of candour review published

Published: 06 March 2014

Healthcare organisations must usher in a new culture of candour to ensure patients and their families are told honestly and openly about any harm that has been caused and how it will be put it right, an independent review has concluded today.

Nursing apprenticeships

Published: 04 March 2014

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today announced a new scheme for health care assistants to undertake nursing apprenticeships.

RCN makes top employer list fourth year running

Published: 04 March 2014

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has been judged one of the best UK employers in the not-for-profit category of the Sunday Times best companies list for the fourth year running.

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