The RCN has welcomed the introduction of compulsory sex education in all English schools, but says it won’t work without more school nurses.
The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change has urged the Government to protect the public’s health by implementing its pledge to phase out coal power.
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 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 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.
The RCN warns a reduction in public health budgets in Yorkshire and the Humber will have serious long-term effects.