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.
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.
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.
Document forming the RCN's response to the Government's Open Public Services White Paper.
Full response to the Public Health White Paper including an executive summary, responses to individual chapters and specific consultations questions within the white paper and the results of the consultation survey carried out by the RCN.
Response to the Public Health White Paper executive summary. Full response is also available publication 004110.