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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

20 October

RCN: data axe creates 'blind spot' on NHS staff assaults

The RCN has warned that the number of assaults on nursing staff is on the rise and at risk of worsening, as the Government confirms that associated data will no longer be collected and scrutinised.

16 October

'We can't afford to lose EU nurses'

The RCN says the Government must make nursing staff from Europe feel welcome, as figures show more are leaving and fewer joining the NHS.

12 October

'Worrying decline' in nurse numbers

The RCN has said that health and care providers must give urgent assurances that services are safe for patients this winter, after new analysis reveals falling nurse numbers.

10 October

Hunt: 'The cap has been scrapped'

In a victory for the RCN and its members, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has today said the 1% pay cap for NHS staff has been scrapped.