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  • Nadine Short, RCN Board member Nadine Short Nadine Short 22 Mar 2019

    Together we can help reduce the inequality gap

    I qualified as a registered learning disability nurse (RNLD) in September 2015 at the age of 40. Life begins then they say... and it certainly does. 

  • Anna Crossley Anna Crossley 25 Feb 2019

    Celebrating Nursing Practice

    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.

  • Adult safeguarding Dawne Garrett Dawne Garrett 20 Aug 2018

    Adult safeguarding guidance will benefit us all

    Dawne Garrett, RCN Professional Lead for Older People and Dementia Care, talks about how new guidance published by the RCN on behalf of Royal Colleges and professional bodies is aiming to improve the safeguarding of adults.

  • Janet Davies Janet Davies Janet Davies 1 Feb 2016

    Learning disability nurses support our most vulnerable in society

    Learning disability nurses are a critically valuable part of the nursing workforce.