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RCN Foundation invests in compassion for dementia care

Published: 24 October 2013

The RCN Foundation has announced a second grant of £19,610 for a new education initiative for health care assistants (HCAs) working in dementia wards, Inside out of mind, following a hugely successful launch in Nottingham this year.

RCN supports calls for a more transparent complaints system for patients

Published: 28 October 2013

The RCN today pledged to help promote a more open, accessible and timely feedback system by producing guidance for nursing staff to help them deal with complaints sensitively and thoroughly.

Congratulations to Mary Seacole Award winners

Published: 25 October 2013

The achievements of seven health care professionals working to provide excellent patient care to improve health outcomes for black and minority ethnic communities were highlighted at the prestigious Mary Seacole Leadership and Development Awards ceremony.

RCN fears for 111 after NHS Direct hands over remaining services

Published: 24 October 2013

Transfer plans for the remaining NHS 111 services have been announced, following the announcement of the withdrawal of NHS Direct earlier this year.

RCN welcomes important step towards mandatory regulation of health and care assistants

Published: 22 October 2013

The RCN has today welcomed an amendment tabled by Earl Howe to the Care Bill to introduce mandatory training and certification of health and care assistants.

Annual general meeting subscriptions resolution is passed

Published: 16 October 2013

Royal College of Nursing members today passed a resolution at the RCN annual general meeting (AGM), authorising RCN Council to set subscription fees for the next five years.

New Council team announced

Published: 14 October 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has today announced the newly elected team of Council members who will chair its major committees over the next two years.

Have you had your flu vaccination?

Published: 11 October 2013

The RCN is urging frontline health care professionals to get the annual flu vaccination, following a letter published by NHS England.

RCN welcomes changes to EU regulation of health professionals

Published: 10 October 2013

The RCN has welcomed the news that legislation on the movement of health professionals around Europe is to be updated.

RCN President celebrates Pride of Britain

Published: 09 October 2013

RCN President Andrea Spyropoulos celebrated the achievements of unsung heroes across Britain this week, taking her place on the judging panel for the prestigious Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards 2013.

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