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Nursing students are unique. Their courses are longer than other degrees and on top of their studies, they spend additional time on clinical placement working all hours of the day and night.
Many nursing students are struggling financially during their degree because they don’t have time to work to support themselves. The Government must fix this. Find out more
To coincide with World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May, we hosted Glove Awareness Week from 30 April to raise awareness of skin health and appropriate glove use by nursing staff.
The Week highlighted when gloves should and shouldn't be worn and how to look after your skin to prevent infection.
We are currently undertaking an evaluation of this pilot week and more information on future activity will be available in the autumn. Find out more.
The Immigration Health Surcharge is a fee paid by international nursing staff who are coming to work in health and care services across the UK, and each member of their family.We’re calling on the Government to waive the surcharge for nursing staff across the UK.
Find out more about the three year deal agreed for NHS staffing in England.
Nursing staff are on the front line of patient care, using clinical products on a daily basis, which makes them ideally placed to be involved in procuring clinical supplies. The Small changes, big differences campaign offers senior nurses guidance on how to embed procurement processes that can add real value by involving their nursing staff.
The RCN works across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to raise awareness among politicians about our members' concerns and influence political decision-making.