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  • 11 Jul 2018

    Guidance to RCN Complaints

    Publication Code : 006466

    This publication explains the RCN complaints procedure, including how to complain, who can complain and the processes and timescales involved.    

  • 9 Jul 2018

    Advanced Level Nursing Practice: Introduction

    Publication Code : 006894

    An introduction to the RCN Standards for advanced level nursing practice, advanced nurse practitioners, RCN accreditation and RCN credentialing. More information from the RCN on advanced nursing practice can be found at www.rcn.org.uk/ANP

  • 9 Jul 2018

    Advanced Level Nursing Practice Section 1: The registered nurse working at an advanced level of practice

    Publication Code : 006895

    Section 1 of the RCN Standards for advanced level nursing practice, advanced nurse practitioners, RCN accreditation and RCN credentialing looks at the registered nurse working at an advanced level of practice. More information from the RCN on advanced nursing practice can be found at www.rcn.org.uk/ANP

  • 9 Jul 2018

    Advanced Level Nursing Practice Section 2: Advanced level nursing practice competencies

    Publication Code : 006896

    Section 2 of the RCN Standards for advanced level nursing practice, advanced nurse practitioners, RCN accreditation and RCN credentialing covers the competencies needed to work at this level. More information from the RCN on advanced nursing practice can be found at www.rcn.org.uk/ANP

  • 9 Jul 2018

    Advanced Level Nursing Practice Section 3: RCN accreditation and credentialing

    Publication Code : 006897

    Section 3 of the RCN Standards for advanced level nursing practice, advanced nurse practitioners gives information about RCN accreditation and RCN credentialing. More information from the RCN on advanced nursing practice can be found at www.rcn.org.uk/ANP

  • 9 Jul 2018

    RCN Standards for Advanced Level Nursing Practice

    Publication Code : 007038

    A publication highlighting the standards for nurses working as advanced nursing practitioners. More information from the RCN on advanced nursing practice can be found at www.rcn.org.uk/ANP

  • 6 Jul 2018

    Every Nurse an E-nurse: Insights from a consultation on the digital future of nursing

    Publication Code : 007 013

    This publication presents the detailed findings of a consultation, led by the RCN, into the digital future of nursing. The consultation took place over January and February 2018. The consultation explored 1) ideas for a shared vision of a digitally enabled health and social care service 2) the barriers and enablers to the vision becoming a reality and 3) examples of how data, information, knowledge and technology are already bringing that vision to life.

  • 14 Jun 2018

    RCN Employment Survey 2017

    Publication Code : 007076

    This report presents the findings from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Employment Survey 2017, conducted by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES).

  • 8 Jun 2018

    Learning and Development for RCN Reps: Frequently asked questions

    Publication Code : 007009

    The RCN learning and development pathway is a quality assured framework of activities, designed to equip an RCN member for the role of RCN learning rep, safety rep, or steward. It is accredited by the Open College Network. The document addresses questions raised by those considering a rep role within the RCN.

  • 7 Jun 2018

    Nurse Staffing for Safe and Effective Care: A resource guide for reps

    Publication Code : 006 868

    This booklet aims to: (1) Highlight the crucial role that RCN reps can play in supporting members to raise questions around safe and effective staffing. (2) Signpost reps to accurate sources of information, guidance and advice, which will help them support members. And (3) Raise awareness of the importance of safe and effective staffing in every setting where nursing care is provided.

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