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RCN praises bravery of Ebola nurse

Published: 26 August 2014

A British nurse has been flown back to the UK for treatment after contracting the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.

New research on the importance of nurse staffing levels

Published: 20 August 2014

A major new study has found strong evidence linking nurse staffing levels to patient mortality rates.

Cracking the code: why we need to get it right

Published: 14 August 2014

We caught up with Howard Catton to hear about the RCNís response to the NMC consultation on revising its code of practice for nurses and midwives.

Last chance to stand for your board

Published: 18 August 2014

Nominations close on 26 August 2014 for a number of vacancies on RCN regional and country boards. Put yourself forward today for the opportunity to really make a difference.

Mental health cuts threatening care

Published: 15 August 2014

Figures released by the Health Service Journal showing cuts to mental health beds and staff highlight a widening gulf between the services needed and what is available on the ground.

Nominations closing soon for Pride of Britain awards 2014

Published: 14 August 2014

Do you know someone with an inspirational nursing story that deserves national recognition?

NMC's draft code needs focus

Published: 12 August 2014

The RCN has told the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) that its draft code of practice lacks focus and is calling for a more positive document which better supports the work of the nursing profession.

Fighting for fair pay and conditions - an update

Published: 11 August 2014

Dr Peter Carter talks about how the RCN is fighting for fair pay and conditions for all nursing staff.

RCN challenges Government on 2015-16 pay announcement

Published: 08 August 2014

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has announced that once again, most nurses will get no cost of living pay increase next year. The Government said this week that it intends to adopt the same approach to NHS pay in 2015-16 as it took this year.

Ebola outbreak in Africa: what nursing staff need to know

Published: 08 August 2014

Following media reports of the ongoing ebola epidemic spreading across west Africa, the RCN has issued guidance and information for nursing staff.

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