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Royal College of Nursing

Representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, shaping health policies

18 April

RCN appoints Dame Donna Kinnair as Chief Executive & General Secretary

Dame Donna will take up the permanent post immediately having held the roles in an acting capacity since August 2018.

16 April

Understaffing putting patients' lives at risk despite post-Francis policies

Any short-term progress in hospitals has fallen away.

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We're calling for safe and effective care to be enshrined in law in each UK country. 


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