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  • Mind Boggling Medical History Game Sarah Chaney Sarah Chaney 16 Mar 2018

    Mind-Boggling Medical History

    How good are you at telling past, present and fictional treatments in healthcare apart?

  • ovid emcare Library and archive services Library and archive services 15 Mar 2018

    Searching Success with Emcare

    Here at the RCN Library we're trialing Emcare until the end of May 2018. This is your chance to have a say in what we purchase for your research needs.

  • Feedback from our Diversity Exhibition Library and archive services Library and archive services 12 Mar 2018

    Notes on Diversity

    Our exhibition Hidden in Plain Sight: Celebrating Nursing Diversity will soon be heading up to Scotland. We asked London visitors what diversity meant to them...

  • Nursing During The Great War Cecilia Anim CBE Cecilia Anim CBE 28 Feb 2018

    Nursing through the Great War

    New RCN collection shines a light on the contribution of nurses during the First World War.

  • 'Curing Queers' by Dr Tommy Dickinson Janan Nuri Janan Nuri 24 Feb 2018

    'Curing Queers': a review

    For LGBT+ History Month Janan Nuri reviews ‘Curing Queers’, a book on gay aversion therapy in the UK which has an important message for nurses today.  

  • love in the first world war Library and archive services Library and archive services 14 Feb 2018

    Love in the First World War

    For Valentine’s Day, Molly Fennelly examines the Service Scrapbooks to see what love (and lust) looked like during WWI...

  • Nursing History Room Chris Morgan Chris Morgan 31 Jan 2018

    Explore nursing history at the RCN Library

    Discover the Nursing History Room at the RCN Library, a great place to explore nursing’s rich heritage. Chris Morgan tells us more…

  • RCN Staff using library resources Nate Evuarherhe Nate Evuarherhe 30 Jan 2018

    Seven reasons why RCN Reps and Staff should use the Library

    Yes, the library provides a service for our nursing members, but RCN Reps and staff are also welcome to use our services. Nate Evuarherhe tells us more…

  • keeping up to date Kate Clark Kate Clark 29 Jan 2018

    Keeping up to date

    Help to ensure your patient care stays cutting edge and you are revalidation ready by visiting our new Keeping up to date web-page.

  • Nurses serving in the First World War Sarah Chaney Sarah Chaney 27 Jan 2018

    Women’s Work 100 - Nursing, Suffrage and the First World War

    To mark the centenary of Women’s Suffrage in the UK, we’re taking part in WomensWork100, celebrating the vital role working women played in the First World War.