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Celebrating at the Nursing Times Awards 2013

Published: 01 November 2013

Dr Peter Carter, Royal College of Nursing Chief Executive & General Secretary, shares his experience at this year's Nursing Times Awards 2013, where nursing staff came together to celebrate their achievements.

RCN Foundation invests in compassion for dementia care

Published: 24 October 2013

The RCN Foundation has announced a second grant of £19,610 for a new education initiative for health care assistants (HCAs) working in dementia wards, Inside out of mind, following a hugely successful launch in Nottingham this year.

RCN supports calls for a more transparent complaints system for patients

Published: 28 October 2013

The RCN today pledged to help promote a more open, accessible and timely feedback system by producing guidance for nursing staff to help them deal with complaints sensitively and thoroughly.

Congratulations to Mary Seacole Award winners

Published: 25 October 2013

The achievements of seven health care professionals working to provide excellent patient care to improve health outcomes for black and minority ethnic communities were highlighted at the prestigious Mary Seacole Leadership and Development Awards ceremony.

RCN fears for 111 after NHS Direct hands over remaining services

Published: 24 October 2013

Transfer plans for the remaining NHS 111 services have been announced, following the announcement of the withdrawal of NHS Direct earlier this year.

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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