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Tackling type 2 diabetes for World Diabetes Day

Published: 14 November 2013

As the RCN marks World Diabetes Day 2014, RCN Nursing Advisor Amanda Cheesley tells us about her recent presentation at the Future of diabetes care summit.

Message of support after Typhoon Haiyan

Published: 11 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has left a devastating trail of destruction in the Philippines and other South East Asian countries, affecting people across the world, including many nursing professionals.

Representing nursing this Remembrance Day

Published: 10 November 2013

RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, Dr Peter Carter, commemorates exceptional nursing staff this Remembrance Day.

Final Council elections of 2013 underway

Published: 07 November 2013

Elections for the final three seats on the RCN Council to be elected in 2013 are now underway. Candidates are being chosen to represent RCN students, health practitioners and south west members on the RCN Council.

End of life care proposals – your views needed

Published: 07 November 2013

The RCN is encouraging all nurses, health care support workers, patients and relatives to fill in a survey and make their views known on how to improve end of life care, following the review of the Liverpool Care Pathway.

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.

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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