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RCN joins global fight against health care associated infections

Published: 27 September 2013

The RCN is joining the OneTogether programme, a global movement aimed at improving patient safety by reduce preventable health care associated infections (HCAIs).

Sepsis coalition statement launched

Published: 26 September 2013

The RCN has contributed to a UK-wide coalition statement on sepsis launched by the UK Sepsis Trust this month.

Top hospitals to guide failing NHS trusts

Published: 20 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today welcomed the news that leaders of top-performing hospitals would be sent to failing hospitals to improve standards, adding that good management must be supported by the proper staffing levels.

Members elected to represent the RCN at the National Pensioners Convention

Published: 20 September 2013

RCN members have elected members to sit on the National Pensioners Convention National Council, following the close of voting on Monday 16 September.

RCN members elect new Council members

Published: 19 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) today announced the outcome of elections to its governing body, RCN Council.

Making a difference after Francis

Published: 18 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has welcomed the Health Select Committee’s review of the Francis report, After Francis – making a difference, calling for “a number of changes that would help to improve the quality of patient care in the NHS.”

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 RCN’s adviser for learning disability nursing from 1983 until his retirement in 1999.

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.

Health care assistants call for regulation

Published: 04 March 2009

A new RCN survey of health care assistants has shown that 85% of health care assistants feel they should be regulated, and that 89% are prepared to pay towards professional regulation.

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