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New guidance on making decisions about attempting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Published: 07 October 2014

The RCN, British Medical Association and the Resuscitation Council (UK) issued new guidance today regarding decisions about whether or not to attempt CPR on a person when their heart stops or they stop breathing.

Another chance to stand for election

Published: 07 October 2014

Following the close of nominations for recent elections, a few vacancies remain on a number of boards and committees.

RCN President judges Pride of Britain Awards 2014

Published: 07 October 2014

RCN President Andrea Spyropoulos has been hearing the country’s most inspirational stories of courage and dedication in her role as a judge for the Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards 2014.

NHS Choice 2 pension being offered

Published: 07 October 2014

During October and November 2014, some members of the 1995 section of the NHS pension scheme in England and Wales will receive a letter inviting them to choose whether to move their pre 2015 pension benefits into the 2008 section of the pension scheme.

NHS and social care at ‘breaking point’

Published: 06 October 2014

The RCN has signed a joint letter highlighting how health and social care services need to be properly resourced.

Freedom to speak up

Published: 06 October 2014

The RCN hosted an event on Friday 3 October for student nurses, encouraging them to share their experiences of raising concerns as well as their views on the reporting culture in health services.

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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