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  • #scrapthecap #scrapthecap 16 Aug 2017

    Let's get your voices heard in #scrapthecap campaign

    It is now more than three months since members at RCN Congress voted for a “summer of protest” in response to the years of pay restraint suffered by nursing staff across our region and the whole of the UK.

  • CSE Library and archive services Library and archive services 15 Aug 2017

    It’s official! We deliver Excellent Customer Service

    The Library and Archive Service is passionate about giving our members the best possible service and now we can prove that is exactly what we do.  

  • Suzan Robinson Southey Suzan Robinson Southey 15 Aug 2017

    The importance of formal recognition

    Suzan recently went through the credentialing process, recognising advanced level practice in nursing. Here, she talks about her experience and why she applied.

  • 2017 Annual Survey Anna Semmens Anna Semmens 9 Aug 2017

    Annual survey 2017

    We rely on input from our customers to improve our offer and the annual survey is one way you can influence our service. 

  • Ann Norman Ann Norman 8 Aug 2017

    How does pay affect nurses working in prisons?

    Prison nurses are pretty much unseen by many for the work they do.

  • Gill Coverdale Gill Coverdale 8 Aug 2017

    How does pay affect professional development?

    I completed my nurse training at the beginning of the 1980s in a hospital school of nursing and at the end of three years took my state final exams to become a registered general nurse (RGN).

  • Hermione and Cathlin Frances Reed Frances Reed 8 Aug 2017

    Lesbian nurses, speak out for history!

    The RCN Library and Archive are collecting stories on nursing as a diverse workforce caring for diverse populations, looking particularly at lesbian nurses.

  • WWI scrapbooks Library and archive services Library and archive services 4 Aug 2017

    RCN’s WWI Service Scrapbook project

    Kate, one of our new volunteers, explains how she is helping us to digitise 10 nurse's scrapbooks from WWI. Each book is filled with experiences from the front line. 

  • RCN members protest over pay Michael Brown Michael Brown 3 Aug 2017

    Why we must build support for Scrap the cap from all MPs

    If we’re going to win this fight, we can’t just work with our friends.

  • ZUNO Project Rachel Cooper Rachel Cooper 1 Aug 2017

    The ZUNO project enters an exciting new phase

    The RCN’s partnership with the Zambian Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) has entered an exciting new phase.