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Safeguarding: Publications

  • 2 Nov 2015

    Role of the Designated Nurse for Looked After Children and Named Nurse for Looked After Children in England

    Publication Code : 005399

    Position statement clarifying the roles and responsibilities of the Designated Nurse for Looked After Children and the Named Nurse for Looked After Children.

  • 23 Jun 2015

    Safeguarding adults – everyone's responsibility

    Publication Code : 004837

    Guidance setting out the RCN's position on the role of a member reporting suspected abuse or harm to adults in the UK. Outlines the key interventions that should be followed and provides signposts to resources that will help you understand the issues and required actions.

  • 9 Jan 2014

    An RCN toolkit for school nurses

    Publication Code : 003223 ISBN : 9781910066225

    This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Supports and develops school nurses in their professional practice, including guidance on school health profiling, infection control, confidentiality, safeguarding children and risk assessment.

  • 23 Apr 2013

    Rights, risks and responsibilities in service redesign for vulnerable groups

    Publication Code : 004378 ISBN : 9781908782366

    Designed to support RCN members engaged in service redesign, this publication will help identify issues and mitigate against risks.

  • 15 Nov 2012

    Safe staffing for older people's wards

    Publication Code : 004301 ISBN : 9781908782182

    Toolkit providing a simple, practical way to explore nursing staff levels on older people's wards, or wards where the large majority of patients are older people, and to determine whether they meet the RCN recommendations for safe care.

  • 4 Oct 2012

    Safe staffing for older people's wards calculator

    Publication Code : 004302

    Visual accompaniment to Safe staffing for older people's wards: An RCN toolkit (004301).

  • 17 Sep 2012

    Safe staffing for older people

    Publication Code : 004280 ISBN : 9781908782151

    Report builds on the existing RCN guidance and the series of recommendations published earlier this year to address issues such as diluted skill-mix on older people's wards.

  • 28 Apr 2011

    Guidance on safe nurse staffing levels in the UK

    Publication Code : 003860 ISBN : 9781906633608

    Report setting out the range of different factors that influence the total demand for staff and highlights the variety of methods for planning or reviewing staffing levels.

  • 8 Mar 2010

    Vetting and barring scheme and independent safeguarding authority

    Publication Code : 003576

    Briefing about the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).