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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.

Message of support after Typhoon Haiyan

Published: 11 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has left a devastating trail of destruction in the Philippines and other South East Asian countries, affecting people across the world, including many nursing professionals.

Representing nursing this Remembrance Day

Published: 10 November 2013

RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, Dr Peter Carter, commemorates exceptional nursing staff this Remembrance Day.

Final Council elections of 2013 underway

Published: 07 November 2013

Elections for the final three seats on the RCN Council to be elected in 2013 are now underway. Candidates are being chosen to represent RCN students, health practitioners and south west members on the RCN Council.

End of life care proposals – your views needed

Published: 07 November 2013

The RCN is encouraging all nurses, health care support workers, patients and relatives to fill in a survey and make their views known on how to improve end of life care, following the review of the Liverpool Care Pathway.

Calling for action against Female Genital Mutilation

Published: 07 November 2013

A unique coalition of royal colleges and trade unions including the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has launched a ground-breaking report containing nine recommendations for tackling Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the UK.

Celebrating at the Nursing Times Awards 2013

Published: 01 November 2013

Dr Peter Carter, Royal College of Nursing Chief Executive & General Secretary, shares his experience at this year's Nursing Times Awards 2013, where nursing staff came together to celebrate their achievements.

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