The innovative new course, to be piloted in spring next year, will offer nurses working in infection prevention and control the skills to lead the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Study reveals falling nurse numbers could be a critical factor in mortality rates.
An RCN survey today lays bare the extent of financial pressure on the nursing workforce, as the College calls for a “clear signal” on pay in next week’s Budget.
The results have been announced from the elections for the RCN Professional Nursing Committee.
As analysis shows £4 billion is needed to stop care deteriorating, the RCN says the Budget is a chance to pull the NHS back from the brink.
The future of EU nurses needs to be secured as severe short staffing threatens safe patient care.
The lack of NHS care for rough sleepers must be addressed in time for the hardest winter months, the RCN has said.
Statistics show a surge in both UK and EU nurses and midwives leaving the professional register.
A new Health Foundation report says national policy and planning for the NHS workforce in England is not fit for purpose.
Half the cost of lifting the NHS pay cap would come back to the Government, according to think tank.