RCN house style for print and web
avoid. If you have to use a technical term, ensure that you explain or define a word or phrase the first time you use it. Imagine you are in your second week of a nursing course – would you understand your document or web page? Using plain English makes our publications accessible, inclusive and therefore more useful
Jobcentre Plus is an executive agency of the Department for Work and Pensions, commonly abbreviated to jobcentre
all lower case, unless there is only one of them within the organisation under discussion. Andrea Spyropoulos, President of the RCN; the Prime Minister, David Cameron; Joan Smith, Director of Nursing, Snowfield NHS Trust; Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. But Jane Smith, ward sister; Jim Smith, RCN regional officer; Jackie Smith, RCN Council member.
Johns Hopkins University
respected US seat of learning that crops up occasionally in academic papers. Not John Hopkins