Craig writes about how he applied for a position on the Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum steering committee as a newly qualified nurse and why all members have something to offer in one of these roles.
This is a time of unprecedented pressure and stress on an already overworked and overwhelmed workforce. It's vital as we emerge from the pandemic lockdown that the voice of mental health nursing is heard and represented.
Sally Bassett, Chair of the RCN's Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum, and Chair of Forum Chairs, shares her experience of being an activist within the RCN's forum structure, and encourages other members to get involved too.
Colette Datt (RGN, RN Child, BSC (Child Health) MSc (Allergy) is the Lead Nurse for Patient Experience and Public Participation at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust reflects on her experience over the last 6 weeks whilst working in an NHS Trust.
RCN members are keeping a vibrant European Nursing connection with the Paediatric Nursing Associations of Europe (PNAE) through active representation at PNAE meetings and at PNAE congress.
The RCN Neuroscience forum is developing a UK Career Framework for Stroke nurses.
Without nurses, midwives and health care assistants, would healthcare survive? Given the terrifying future projection of 410,000 nurse vacancies in the UK without urgent investment, we may be seen as simply ‘numbers’ like rows of identical paper chain doll workers.
Today is the United Nations universal children’s day. This day recognises the importance of educating children of their rights as set out in the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the Convention of the Rights of the Child.
Diane was recently awarded the RCN credential for Advanced Level Nursing Practice. Here, she shares her thoughts on the importance of standardising roles used in Primary Care.
Time is running out to register for the RCN Children and Young People’s Conference – make sure you don’t miss out.