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News and updates from the RCN

Highlights of the latest RCN publications, policies, events and consultations relating to quality and safety.

The latest news from the RCN on professional issues including publications, policy briefings, events and NICE consultations.

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RCN repeats pay demand in evidence to review body

The RCN has submitted its evidence to the body responsible for deciding what pay increase NHS staff will receive next year.

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Winter crisis exacerbated by under-investment in nursing staff

Latest NHS England winter figures have laid bare the pressures experienced by the health service between Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.

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The UK nursing labour market review 2017

This is the 2017 report providing a review of the UK nursing labour market, looking at recent data and trends for nursing staff working in the health sector across the UK, drawing out differences, similarities and challenges across the four UK countries.

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Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities.

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Termination of Pregnancy (Induced Abortion)

Position statement from the RCN on Termination of Pregnancy (Induced Abortion).

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Consent for organ and tissue donation after death

This briefing is intended to provide background information to RCN members across the UK who wish to complete the RCN survey on consent for organ and tissue donation after death.

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Janet Davies Blog

Nursing is about creating change. Janet Davies urges nursing staff to recognise their power and influence.

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RCN Magazines

2 January 2018 Bulletin. Latest updates include: Winter crisis exacerbated by under-investment in nursing staff; RCN repeats pay demand in evidence to review body; Proposed pay rise for NHS staff in Scotland and RCN welcomes workforce strategy consultation.

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Have your say on organ donation

The RCN has launched a survey to gather members’ views on consent for organ and tissue donation after death.

Events

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Access and inclusion at work

24 Jan 2018 11:00 - 13:00, 20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G ORN. In this free session, as part of our Expert Teas programme, we'll have experts on hand to answer your questions about inclusion in the workplace, for you as a nurse as well as for your patients. The library team will also signpost you to some key library resources, free to RCN members.

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Procurement and Waste Celebration Event

8 February 2018 11:00 - 15:00 Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0RN. Join us to celebrate the contribution nursing staff have made to procurement and waste management in healthcare organisations. In the morning hear from key political figures, RCN staff and industry professionals to find out about latest advancements in procurement and waste management. In the afternoon you’ll hear from individuals who have successfully improved their ways of working to improve productivity, reduce costs, improve quality and reduce waste management in their organisations.

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RCN UK Joint Representatives' Conference March 2018

The national conferences for stewards, learning reps and safety reps form part of the continuous learning and development for RCN Trade Union representatives. Applications to attend can only be made by RCN accredited representatives.

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Contemporary Challenges in Fertility Nursing II. Supporting the patient journey

17 Mar 2018 09:30 - 15:30, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0RN. Join the RCN Fertility Forum for this year’s conference where we will be focusing on the mental and emotional journey of patients and how best to support them.

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RCN Education Forum National Conference and Exhibition 2018

20 Mar 2018 08:15 - 21 Mar 16:45 Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8QH. This conference will support you as a health care educator. Learn about the latest developments in this field, share good practice through facilitated discussions and network with colleagues from across the UK.

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Women's Health Conference 2018

22 Mar 2018 09:00 - 16:30 Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0RN. Book your place on the conference to get the latest updates in women’s health. This conference will gain you 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Topics covered will include psychosexual issues, fertility preservation, incontinence, menopause, endometriosis, intervention radiology and fibroid embolization.

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