More than 70 members of the learning disability health care community came together from across the East Midlands yesterday (10 June) to celebrate 100 years of Learning Disability (LD) nursing.
Nurses and RCN representatives commemorated Dame Sarah Swift, one of the RCN’s founders, at a special church service in the Lincolnshire village of Kirton to mark International Nurses’ Day.
The restoration of a war memorial in Nottingham – believed to be one of only a few that honour nurses among the fallen of World War One – has been applauded by the RCN.
The stories of people from Derby and beyond who survived the Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago will be told at a special event at the city’s museum and art gallery next Thursday (31 May).
RCN East Midlands is inviting student members in the region to apply for a funded trip to the biggest event on the UK nursing calendar next year.
A Slovenian nursing student is on a two-week internship with the RCN in Nottingham as part of an international exchange project to develop future leaders in nursing and midwifery.
We are seeking feedback from members employed by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust on a new pay protection policy due to be introduced by the Trust on 1 March.
Pay rises together worth at least £85,000 for bosses at the organisation that runs community health services in Lincolnshire were today criticised by the RCN as an insult to demoralised nursing staff feeling the pinch of a 14% cut in their real-terms pay over the past six years.
The RCN says ‘ominous’ plans to cut almost 650 front-line NHS nursing and allied health jobs in Nottinghamshire pose a serious risk of damaging patient care if they go ahead.
The Lord Mayor of Nottingham pays tribute to the RCN and the work of nurses at a civic reception to mark the College's centenary.
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