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Working to reduce suicide

Published: 29 November 2013

The Royal College of Nursing has paid tribute to the work of nurses who work with people with mental health problems, as a new report has identified factors which have been shown to help to prevent suicide.

RCN celebrates BME Pioneers

Published: 29 November 2013

The Royal College of Nursing today congratulated its Deputy President, Cecilia Anim, and diversity co-ordinators Wendy Irwin and Maxine Hurley, on their positions on the prestigious Health Service Journal list of BME Pioneers.

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.

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