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Pressures on A&E are putting patients at risk

Published: 09 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has released findings from a member survey which show that 89 per cent of nursing staff working in acute and emergency care say current pressures on A&E services are putting patients in danger.

Nursing Midwifery Council to discuss new revalidation system

Published: 06 September 2013

The Nursing and Midwifery Council, will discuss proposals for revalidating nurses and midwives at a meeting of its governing Council on 12 September 2013.

Have your say at the AGM 2013

Published: 05 September 2013

Donít miss the opportunity to find out about the RCNís work over the last year and vote on an important resolution by attending the annual general meeting on 16 October 2013 in London.

Migrant health proposals are unconvincing

Published: 02 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has expressed concerns over current Government proposals to change migrant access to free health care, questioning both the fairness and the impact on vulnerable groups that the changes could have.

Urgent amends needed to 'undemocratic' proposals

Published: 03 September 2013

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are calling for urgent amends to the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill, which places unwarranted restrictions on organisations seeking to legitimately campaign in the run-up to a general election.

Working together to improve the care of dying people

Published: 02 September 2013

The RCN today announced its part in a new coalition make high-quality care for the dying a reality in every case, following the recent review of the Liverpool Care Pathway.

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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