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RCN and Carers Trust develop ‘Triangle of Care’ to improve dementia care

Published: 26 November 2013

The RCN and Carers Trust have today published a new guide to improve the care of people with dementia by ensuring the support and involvement of their carers.

Dr Peter Carter awarded honorary fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners

Published: 22 November 2013

Dr Peter Carter, the Chief Executive & General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, has been made an honorary fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Nursing Standard Nurse Awards are open for entries

Published: 22 November 2013

Celebrating their 25th anniversary, the awards are open to nurses, midwives and health visitors registered to practice across the UK, as well as nursing students and health care support workers.

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.

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