RCN guidance for registered nurses working in a range of health care settings, in particular those involved in women’s health, cervical screening and public health. This publication focuses on an overview of HPV (including the current vaccination recommendations), the national cervical screening programme, information about colposcopy and some key facts on cervical cancer. Supported by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust
Competence framework to support the training and assessment of registered and non-registered health care workers who have a role in immunisations. Second edition, replaces 005 336.
This new RCN leaflet has been designed to be used by public health nurses as a reflective/revalidation tool. It highlights some areas of the NMC’s code of practice in relation to public health and the corresponding Faculty of Public Health’s core competences to help you consider areas of practice you might find useful to reflect upon in readiness for revalidation.
The purpose of this document is to provide standards and sample assessment tools for training in genital examination in women for registered nurses working in sexual and reproductive health settings, and related health and social care settings. It assumes an extensive knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology.
This is a full report on the project led by the RCN in 2015 to assess the impact and contribution that nurses make to public health.
Framework to help the nursing team identify individuals at risk of liver disease, promote healthy livers and lifestyle and care for individuals with existing liver disease. This is an update on publication 004376.
Aimed at those developing services for children and young people (CYP), for both commissioners and service providers, and for those who commission and provide post registration education for children's nurses.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Leaflet produced in conjunction with the Royal College of General Practitioners and provides guidance on how to make your practice more teenage friendly so as to encourage teenagers to seek advice on sexual health as well as other issues.
Outlines the RCN’s response to many of the 290 recommendations in the seminal report and sets out the work the RCN has already undertaken, and what it believes should be done next, to ensure the failings at Stafford Hospital are never repeated.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Guidance providing information on current guidelines and standards of care of travellers. It builds on the original 2007 publication Competencies: an integrated career and competency framework for nurses working in travel health medicine and defines the standards of care expected for a competent nurse, experienced/proficient nurse and a senior practitioner/expert nurse working in travel health nursing.