The RCN says nursing staff shouldn’t lose the opportunity to prevent a single case of cancer.
RCN members have highlighted a combination of public health challenges and aggressive funding cuts risking health around the UK.
The RCN has welcomed plans for a “sugar tax” on soft drinks, announced by Chancellor George Osborne in the Budget this afternoon.
A new report shows public health nursing is recognised but not always used as much as it could be, and cutbacks have had an effect on the availability of nursing expertise.
The RCN has called for greater investment in mental health services after a report into acute psychiatric care in England exposed severely ill patients being let down by inadequate inpatient provision.
The latest PHE Bulletin provides advice about the Zika virus plus further news and information for all those concerned with the public’s health.
The Royal College of Nursing in the South East is calling for the proposed cuts to local authority public health budgets to be dropped when Chancellor George Osborne announces the Comprehensive Spending Review later this month.
The Department of Health has announced the decision to impose equal cuts of 6.2% on all local authority health budgets, jeopardising preventative public health measures and cementing health inequalities.
The Royal College of Nursing in the Eastern region is calling for cuts to local authority public health budgets to be dropped when Chancellor George Osborne announces the Comprehensive Spending Review this month.
The RCN is calling for a proposed £15.7m cut in spending on public health in the East Midlands to be reversed when Chancellor George Osborne announces the outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review next month.