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blog posts 15 blog posts
  • Molly blog Molly Case Molly Case 31 May 2017

    Writer in residency: Royal College of Nursing

    Molly Case, the RCN’s new writer in residence, talks about her new role and the fantastic work she’ll be doing with us!

  • Accredited archive Fiona Bourne Fiona Bourne 30 May 2017

    Archives accreditation

    The Library & Archives Service has been awarded Archives Accreditation. Read about how this went:

  • Neasa Blog Neasa Roughan Neasa Roughan 30 May 2017

    The diaries of nurse Muriel Hibbert

    A blog post looking at one of the RCN Archive's most comprehensive diary collections, read more about nurse Muriel Hibbert below.

  • Drop in training RCN library staff Caroline Lynch 26 May 2017

    Drop in library training for RCN members

    Drop in training has been a big success at the Library and Heritage Centre. It is available Wednesday and Saturday. Read more… 

  • Liz Atkin Library and archive services Library and archive services 28 Apr 2017

    Overcoming dermatillomania through art

    Artist Liz Atkin uses charcoal drawing as a radical re-thinking of skin picking, transposing the urge & energy of the disorder into artworks.

  • Tommy HIV/AIDS Library and archive services Library and archive services 7 Apr 2017

    Nursing people with HIV and AIDS 1981 - 1996

    Dr Tommy Dickinson is a nurse and historian at King’s College London, and currently exploring the nursing care of people with HIV/AIDS before antiviral medication was readily available. Tommy is interviewing and collecting items as part of the project which he plans to deposit with the RCN Library and Archive collections.

  • Reaching out regional contacts at RCN libraries RCN Library staff Phil Segall 30 Mar 2017

    Reaching out regional contacts at RCN libraries

    From Portsmouth to Preston, Salford to Sussex, staff from RCN Library and Archive Services have been out and about over the last few months.

  • expertteas therapy dogs RCN Library staff Janan Nuri 24 Mar 2017

    ExpertTeas: meet a therapy dog

    Want to meet a therapy dog? Fancy free tea and biscuits? Join us on 29th March 2017 in the library for our next ExpertTeas event.

  • Save our story Fiona Bourne Fiona Bourne 16 Mar 2017

    Save our story: forums collecting project

    A blog about the collecting project for forums and boosting our record collecting for the archives. 

  • QNIS out of the district Sophie Volker Sophie Volker 14 Mar 2017

    QNIS out of the district

    A blog about the history of district nursing and the Queens Nursing Institute Scotland.