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  • '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.  

  • Andrew Mather attending the Public Relations and Communications Association public affairs awards to represent pay champions Andrew Mather Andrew Mather 22 Feb 2018

    Fighting for everyone

    I became a member of the RCN a year ago after attending an RCN conference for HCAs that included non-members which I heard about through my manager.

  • Cecilia and reps Richard Deacon Richard Deacon 22 Feb 2018

    I would walk 10,000 steps...

    Walk 10,000 steps is exactly what I did with RCN President Cecilia Akrisie Anim CBE, when she visited Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. 

  • Rosaline Kelly Rosaline Kelly 22 Feb 2018

    Ground breaking legislation that will impact on the legal, ethical and professional practice of all registered nurses in Northern Ireland

    Ground-breaking legislation that will impact on the legal, ethical and professional practice of all registered nurses in Northern Ireland

  • Melanie Johnson, Chair of the RCN Professional Nursing Committee and Northern region ex-officio Board member Melanie Johnson Melanie Johnson 21 Feb 2018

    Tackling the professional issues facing RCN members

    The creation of two separate committees to steer the RCN’s professional and trade union work is a landmark moment for the College, and one I was keen to throw my support behind by standing for election. I was delighted to be elected as Chair of the new Professional Nursing Committee, and to be given the opportunity to work alongside a diverse and experienced group of RCN members with such passion for nursing.

  • Stuart McKenzie Stuart McKenzie 21 Feb 2018

    The agenda for Congress 2018

    The agenda for RCN Congress is thought-provoking, contemporary and has a range of issues that I feel really define the purpose of the College. I hope it will stir members’ political and professional senses. 

  • Angela Johnson Angela Johnson 19 Feb 2018

    Flu - STPs can suffer too

    It’s not only the frontline services that have been hit by winter pressures, it seems an STP can catch flu as well.

  • Cup of tea Tanja Koch Tanja Koch 16 Feb 2018

    Random Acts of Kindness Day

    Tomorrow it is Random Acts of Kindness Day and it got me thinking about the work I do together with the nursing family.

  • Drew McDonald Drew McDonald 16 Feb 2018

    RCNi awards - a winner's tale

    Drew McDonald says winning the RCNi Child Health award in 2017 boosted his confidence and clinical practice. Why not follow in his footsteps and nominate yourself or someone else for this year's awards.

  • RCN pay campaign 1974 Janet Davies Janet Davies 14 Feb 2018

    Nursing is not "women's work"

    Nursing is still seen as a female role and much more needs to be done to demonstrate that it is of equal value.