So, you might be asking yourself – what has restrictive practice got to do with me? I don’t work in a psychiatric hospital. I don’t restrain anyone. Anyway, anything I do is in the person’s best interests…. But wait!
Gaining consent - it's a yes or no situation - think again
The Centre for Mental Health was commissioned by the NHS Confederation to explore future mental health workforce needs. The RCN Mental Health Forum welcomes the recognition that mental health nurses have important skills and that the profession has experienced significant upheaval in recent years.
When it comes to the health service, any talk of change is rarely welcomed by patients or staff with open arms.
With a former health secretary at the helm, the Norfolk and Waveney STP is a key partnership being watched closely by our region and a whole range of stakeholders.
Lesley, a volunteer with the RCN’s World War One Service Scrapbook project, describes a recent trip to the Lothian Health Services Archive.
We recently hosted a visit from nurses studying to re-register with the NMC and demonstrated the benefits of re-joining the RCN.
RCN Northern Ireland pay champion Jane Leighton shares a personal insight on the RCN Scrap the Cap rally
STPs – what are they and what will they mean to you? If you don’t know or feel confused, you aren’t alone.
Ever since sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) were first muted, the RCN has been clear about the need for unions to be fully involved in the process.