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Safe staffing legislation which covers NHS hospitals has already been introduced in Wales.
The RCN is continuing to campaign to ensure that this law improves the situation for nursing teams and their patients. The RCN is also working with the Welsh Government to extend the legislation to other areas of nursing.
The Royal College of Nursing Wales and BMA Cymru Wales, along with six Royal Colleges are calling for Assembly Members to support the inclusion of provisions for safe staffing within the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill.
The RCN will use the results to fight for better working conditions and improved patient care.
We’ll now consult members on the offer for pay parity and safe staffing.
The RCN will consider written details of this and a costed plan to improve nurse staffing levels before deciding whether to suspend strike action next week.
The Northern Ireland Assembly has sat for the first time in three years with MLAs nominating a new power-sharing Executive.
RCN members join picket lines again in bid to secure safe staffing and pay parity.
RCN President Professor Anne Marie Rafferty is leading a project that will interview members involved in our safe staffing campaign, and you could be a part of it.
RCN members left with no other choice in dispute over pay parity and safe staffing.
RCN members join picket lines to demand action on unsafe staffing levels and unequal pay.
Following the launch of RCN Wales report 'Progress and Challenge: The Implementation of the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016', Assembly Members have tabled a motion on the report which will be discussed in the Senedd today.
Find out all you need to know about our campaigning work across the UK and what you can do to demand safe staffing levels.