The Policy and International Department has established a number of processes that help RCN members and other interested parties to understand and engage in the process of policy development.
The department works proactively with a range of governmental and non-governmental organisations to analyse, understand, and influence the development of health and social care policy. As part of sharing that learning with members, and encouraging involvement, the team has produced briefings on a number of issues that affect nurses and nursing.
The Policy and International Department has produced briefings on a wide range of issues which affect nurses and nursing. The briefings have been catalogued by the year in which they were produced, starting from 2005: