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More than just a number - reckless policy draining NHS of experience

Published: 11 March 2014

The Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) latest Frontline First report, published today, reveals that a “reckless policy” has left the NHS with almost 4,000 fewer senior nursing posts than 2010, draining valuable leadership, experience and specialist knowledge from the health service.

Duty of candour review published

Published: 06 March 2014

Healthcare organisations must usher in a new culture of candour to ensure patients and their families are told honestly and openly about any harm that has been caused and how it will be put it right, an independent review has concluded today.

Nursing apprenticeships

Published: 04 March 2014

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today announced a new scheme for health care assistants to undertake nursing apprenticeships.

RCN makes top employer list fourth year running

Published: 04 March 2014

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has been judged one of the best UK employers in the not-for-profit category of the Sunday Times best companies list for the fourth year running.

RCN hosts celebrity chef James Martin and Operation Hospital Food

Published: 28 February 2014

The Royal College of Nursing has hosted an event organised by celebrity chef James Martin filmed as part of BBC One's Operation Hospital Food

Organisational culture must support staff to apologise when things go wrong

Published: 13 January 2014

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today called for leadership across the NHS to create a culture where all staff know they can be open when mistakes are made.

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.

Patient safety must come first

Published: 06 August 2013

The Royal College of Nursing has responded to a new report looking at how to create zero harm in the NHS, following the Francis report on care failures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

NHS Change Day: get involved

Published: 01 March 2013

The Royal College of Nursing is encouraging members to get involved with NHS Change Day on 13 March.

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