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Making a difference after Francis

Published: 18 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has welcomed the Health Select Committeeís review of the Francis report, After Francis Ė making a difference, calling for ďa number of changes that would help to improve the quality of patient care in the NHS.Ē

A tribute to Alan Parrish

Published: 17 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is sad to report that Alan Parrish, a pioneer in the field of learning disability nursing, has died. Alan was the RCNís adviser for learning disability nursing from 1983 until his retirement in 1999.

Aiding the fight against sepsis

Published: 12 September 2013

The RCN is supporting World Sepsis Day on 13 September, and has contributed to a UK wide coalition statement on sepsis which will be launched in the House of Commons this month.

Professional development bursaries now open

Published: 11 September 2013

Donít miss this opportunity to secure up to £5,000 in funding for your learning and development activity, available through the RCN Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme.

Tackling stigma to prevent suicide

Published: 10 September 2013

The RCN is supporting World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September 2013, and will be joining the fight to tackle the issue of stigma, which can form a significant barrier to preventing suicide.

Pressures on A&E are putting patients at risk

Published: 09 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has released findings from a member survey which show that 89 per cent of nursing staff working in acute and emergency care say current pressures on A&E services are putting patients in danger.

Nursing Midwifery Council to discuss new revalidation system

Published: 06 September 2013

The Nursing and Midwifery Council, will discuss proposals for revalidating nurses and midwives at a meeting of its governing Council on 12 September 2013.

Have your say at the AGM 2013

Published: 05 September 2013

Donít miss the opportunity to find out about the RCNís work over the last year and vote on an important resolution by attending the annual general meeting on 16 October 2013 in London.

Migrant health proposals are unconvincing

Published: 02 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has expressed concerns over current Government proposals to change migrant access to free health care, questioning both the fairness and the impact on vulnerable groups that the changes could have.

Urgent amends needed to 'undemocratic' proposals

Published: 03 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are calling for urgent amends to the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill, which places unwarranted restrictions on organisations seeking to legitimately campaign in the run-up to a general election.

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