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Nurses call for a ‘step change’ in the treatment of asthma

Published: 06 May 2014

Patients, doctors and nurses must end the complacency which exists around asthma, according to a new study.

Last chance to tell us your views on pay

Published: 02 May 2014

There's less than a week to go until the RCN pay survey closes, so we’re urging members to tell us their views about the government’s decision not to award a cost of living increase to the majority of NHS staff.

Focus on community services ‘positive first step’

Published: 01 May 2014

Health Education England (HEE) has published its mandate, which sets out what it needs to deliver over the coming year.

RCN expresses concerns about NHS finances

Published: 01 May 2014

The King’s Fund have today published The NHS Productivity Challenge, a report demonstrating how the NHS has been attempting to adapt to the slowdown in its funding.

Health care provision for children and young people remains inadequate

Published: 30 April 2014

The Department of Health has today published the latest report of the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum.

CQC findings on poor hospital standards are hugely concerning

Published: 28 April 2014

New figures from the CQC suggest that a worrying number of NHS hospitals have unacceptable care standards.

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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