The Royal College of Nursing has serious concerns regarding the manner in which sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) in England are being developed - in most cases with an unnecessary lack of openness and transparency.
The autumn/winter issue of Practice Matters, our newsletter for RCN members working in general practice in the South West, has been published.
The autumn/winter issue of In Touch, our newsletter for RCN members working in the independent sector in the South West, has been published.
Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group's preferred option for the future configuration of hospitals in Dorset will be put out to public consultation at the end of October. We urge Dorset RCN members and their friends and family to comment on the proposals when the public consultation is launched.
Recruitment problems already experienced by many NHS employers in the South West region could get worse, with thousands of nurses potentially affected by changes to EU immigration rules after Brexit.
Over the next few weeks RCN members will begin to hear directly from their branch and forum executives, by email, on social media and on the RCN website.
The RCN today wholeheartedly condemned any prejudice or racist abuse directed at nursing staff following last week’s referendum on EU membership.
Following the results of the vote on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, the RCN has made the following statement.
The RCN is calling on patients to say thank you to nursing staff who have touched their lives.
In-Touch, RCN South West's newsletter for independent sector members, is now available.