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Help beat the flu

This winter we're encouraging nursing staff to get vaccinated.

Nurses striking in Northern Ireland

Torn but determined

Nursing staff in Northern Ireland share their experiences of going on strike over unsafe staffing and unfair pay 

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16 January

RCN suspends historic strike action in Northern Ireland

We’ll now consult members on the offer for pay parity and safe staffing.

16 January

Members urged to complete staffing levels survey

The RCN will use the results to fight for better working conditions and improved patient care.


Dorcas Gwata

Tackling knife crime

Specialist nurse Dorcas Gwata explains the potential for nurses to prevent stabbings, stop the cycle of violence and help turn young lives around

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Page last updated - 17/01/2020