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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.
Our survey of emergency nursing staff in England reveals the difficulties of providing care to patients in cramped and unsuitable locations.
Nursing staff have voted to accept an offer made in response to their historic strike action.
Extra funding for health and social care services is welcome but a continued long-term focus is needed to tackle current staffing shortages and meet ever-increasing demand, says RCN Scotland.
RCN responds to UCAS nursing application data with calls for investment in nurse higher education.
Nursing staff arrived at 10 Downing Street to hand in petitions with over 220,000 signatures calling for urgent action to fix the nursing workforce crisis in England.
Staffing levels are undoubtedly 'having an impact' on quality of care, says RCN Scotland Director Theresa Fyffe.
It reveals our achievements and challenges in achieving safe nurse staffing levels across the UK.
The Minister for Health and Social Services has missed a vital opportunity to ensure all NHS services have safe staffing levels across Wales.
Wales could soon have a new law that makes sure all NHS services have safe levels of staff.
The RCN will use the results to fight for better working conditions and improved patient care.