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.
The President of the Royal College of Nursing, Cecilia Anim, visited the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital, The Chesterfield and met with RCN members working there.
The Royal College of Nursing is to host a special event to celebrate the progress of nursing and its impact on care.
The RCN and other unions have successfully achieved a delay in the implementation of increased car parking charges for staff working at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust until at least 1 April 2017, after which the trust has agreed to cap any rise in charges at 10p a day.