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RCN President honoured for commitment to nursing

Published: 11 September 2014

Andrea Spyropoulos, President of the Royal College of Nursing, has today received an honorary doctorate from the University of Lincoln in recognition of her achievements for the nursing profession.

RCN backs focus on mental health

Published: 09 September 2014

The Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, published her annual report today, focusing on preventing and treating mental health problems.

The social care funding question must be tackled head on

Published: 04 September 2014

The RCN has responded to a new report calling for health and social care in England to be merged.

Openness in NHS is essential

Published: 02 September 2014

The RCN has welcomed the recent call for evidence issued by Sir Robert Francis, as his review into whistleblowing in the NHS gets underway.

The Government must not use the NHS Pay Review Body for its political ends

Published: 01 September 2014

The RCN has responded to the Government's letter to the NHS Pay Review Body.

Bonus culture is cold comfort for nursing staff

Published: 29 August 2014

The RCN has commented on new figures showing that annual bonuses in the UK have risen to more than £40 billion.

Good hospital food is a cornerstone of good patient care

Published: 29 August 2014

The RCN has responded to today's announcement on new food standards for the NHS in England.

Politics-proof infection control strategy needed to tackle threat of antimicrobial resistance

Published: 28 August 2014

The RCN is today highlighting the need for a national strategy for improving infection prevention and control measures in order to tackle the threat of antimicrobial resistance.

Looking behind the scenes at the Royal College of Nursing

Published: 28 August 2014

On Saturday 20 September 2014 the RCN's building at 20 Cavendish Square is open to the public as part of Open House London.

More details needed on new registration process

Published: 27 August 2014

The NMC has announced a new regime for registering nurses who trained outside the EU. The new process will involve a computer-based exam and tests in simulated clinical scenarios, replacing the current minimum three months of supervised practice.

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