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Public health: Publications

publications 24 publications
  • 3 May 2016

    Public Health Nursing Practice

    This new RCN leaflet has been designed to be used by public health nurses as a reflective/revalidation tool. It highlights some areas of the NMC’s code of practice in relation to public health and the corresponding Faculty of Public Health’s core competences to help you consider areas of practice you might find useful to reflect upon in readiness for revalidation.

  • 14 Mar 2016

    Genital examination in women

    The purpose of this document is to provide standards and sample assessment tools for training in genital examination in women for registered nurses working in sexual and reproductive health settings, and related health and social care settings. It assumes an extensive knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology.

  • 1 Feb 2016

    The value and contribution of nursing to public health in the UK

    This is a full report on the project led by the RCN in 2015 to assess the impact and contribution that nurses make to public health.

  • 6 Jan 2016

    Indemnity scheme for the self-employed, volunteers and Good Samaritans

    The RCN’s indemnity scheme is an important element of the benefits package available to members. This leaflet explains the scheme for the self-employed, volunteers and Good Samaritans.

  • 10 Dec 2015

    Small changes, big differences: Driving nursing leadership in procurement

    Publication examining how involving nursing and midwifery staff in procurement activities can save time, improve patient care and save money. It has been produced in partnership with NHS Supply Chain and the Clinical Procurement Specialist Network.

  • 23 Sep 2015

    Supporting the delivery of immunisation

    Publication building on national guidance for immunisation training, recommending the standardisation of immunisation training for all nursing staff.

  • 23 Sep 2015

    Immunisation knowledge and skills competence assessment tool

    Competence framework to support the training and assessment of registered and non-registered health care workers who have a role in immunisations.

  • 18 Sep 2015

    Caring for people with liver disease

    Framework to help the nursing team identify individuals at risk of liver disease, promote healthy livers and lifestyle and care for individuals with existing liver disease. This is an update on publication 004376.

  • 13 Jun 2014

    Specialist and advanced children's and young people's nursing practice in contemporary health care

    Aimed at those developing services for children and young people (CYP), for both commissioners and service providers, and for those who commission and provide post registration education for children's nurses.

  • 22 Jan 2014

    Supporting the delivery of immunisation education

    Guidance sets out different levels of training, which are described as separate units, for commissioners, health boards and managers to consider depending on the service provided.