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Showcasing nursing in Zimbabwe

Published: 02 January 2014

Susan Williams, RCN Senior International Adviser, tells us about a recent RCN event she attended, which showcased the highlights and challenges of nursing in Zimbabwe.

Nominate your champion for 2014

Published: 31 December 2013

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty for nursing or the RCN? Nominations are still open for a range of RCN awards for those who have made an exceptional contribution to the RCN and nursing.

Supporting our members – Emma’s story

Published: 30 December 2013

One person our counselling service helped was Emma, who works in A&E and was recently involved in an extremely traumatic situation.

Thank you for inspiring us

Published: 28 December 2013

Rosie Jewers, RCN Legal Officer, shares her highlight of 2013 - an inspiring message from a member she supported through an Nursing and Midwifery Council hearing.

RCN support and advice available throughout the festive period

Published: 19 December 2013

Across the Christmas period the RCN Direct Advice service can be contacted as usual seven days a week, from 8.30am to 8.30pm on 0345 772 6100.

RCN supports 'important and thorough' report on NMC

Published: 18 December 2013

Following the publication of the Health Select Committee’s 2013 accountability hearing with the NMC, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today supported the recommendations of the ‘important and thorough’ report.

RCN responds to increase in nursing training commissions

Published: 17 December 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today responded to Health Education England's Workforce Plan for England for 2014/15 which includes a 9% increase in adult nursing training commissions compared to 2013/14.

Supporting the No More Page 3 campaign

Published: 17 December 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has announced its support for the No More Page 3 campaign, which calls on the Sun’s Editor, David Dinsmore, to voluntarily stop publishing page three images.

Dr Peter Carter is number 28 in HSJ Top 100

Published: 16 December 2013

Last week it was announced that Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive & General Secretary of the RCN, was placed at number 28 on the Health Service Journal’s prestigious Top 100 list. The annual list identifies the 100 most influential people in health. Dr Carter is the highest placed nursing figure in this year’s list.

7 day working in the NHS

Published: 16 December 2013

On Sunday, Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director of NHS England, published his plans to make the NHS operate more fully seven days per week. Research cited in the report suggests death rates are 16% higher for patients with emergency conditions admitted on Sundays compared with those admitted on Wednesdays.

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