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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

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1 December Nurses looking at a patient file

'Nursing has to constantly evolve', says RCN

The RCN supports progression paths for nurses but warns some proposals by the Health Secretary will not solve the staffing problem in the health service.

30 November

NMC asked to regulate nursing associates

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) should regulate the new nursing associate role.

30 November

Avoid 'two-tier' nurse education, says RCN

The RCN has warned that the new nursing degree apprenticeship must ensure graduate-level education for would-be nurses.

08 Feb 2017

Berkshire HCA Conference

A conference for HCAs across Berkshire

26 Jan 2017

Plymouth branch meeting and wellness event

RCN Plymouth branch's first meeting of 2017 will be a wellness event, addressing the Department of Health's Change4Life programme, mental health, and a discussion around Congress attendance.

30 Mar 2017

Plymouth branch meeting on STPs

RCN Plymouth branch's March meeting will tackle the important issue of sustainability and transformation plans.