10 May 2019
Publication Code : 007 502
Nurses and midwives who wish to work in sexual and reproductive health need further education and training to do so. It is a specialist area that requires post-registration education, training and development not covered on undergraduate programmes in enough depth.
This publication has been developed alongside an online resource available at: www.rcn.org.uk/sexualhealtheducationdirectory and offers detail on the routes available to train in these areas and signposts nurses and midwives to valuable information.
Produced with support from Health Education England.
7 Mar 2019
Publication Code : 007 293
Part three of these handy pocket guides covers multiple women's health topics including fertility, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), pelvic organ prolapse and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD).
Supported by Association of Early Pregnancy Units, The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust, Verity The Polycystic Ovaries Self Help Group and The Vulval Pain Society.
15 Jun 2017
Publication Code : 006047
This document aims to provide information to registered nurses and other
nursing staff to guide their practice around consent.
7 Apr 2017
Publication Code : 005986
This publication provides information for nurses who are supporting and caring for those beginning treatment for potentially life-limiting diseases and where the treatment may adversely affect their ability to have children in the future. It also encompasses those who may wish, for non-medical reasons, to defer having children until later in life, for example members of the armed forces or those considering gender reassignment surgery.
It is important that registered nurses understand the reality of what is possible now, what may be available in the future, and to support people to manage fertility should they become infertile due to illness/treatment or through choice for non-medical (social) reasons.
19 Jun 2016
Publication Code : 005575
The RCN recognises that trans people frequently experience prejudice and discrimination. This resource is designed to help you respond to the needs of patients and clients who identify as transgender. Initially created in response to an RCN Congress resolution, this guidance has been updated following further research from other organisations.