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RCN publications cover a wide range of topics varying from clinical guidance to employment relations issues to advice on bullying. To reproduce RCN publications please complete the copyright request form and we’ll be in touch.

  • 16 Oct 2018

    Brexit: RCN priorities overview

    Publication Code : 006981

    Shortly after the 2016 referendum on membership of the EU the RCN highlighted the five key priorities to ensure that Brexit worked for nursing and did not negatively impact on health services in the UK. This overview outlines the issues.

  • 16 Oct 2018

    Older people in care homes: Sex, Sexuality and Intimate Relationships

    Publication Code : 007 126

    This guidance has been developed to help nurses and care staff work effectively with issues of sexuality, intimate relationships, sexual expression and sex, particularly people living in care homes. Its aim is to facilitate learning, support best practice and serve as a resource to help nurses and care staff address the needs of older service users in a professional, sensitive, legal and practical way.

  • 16 Oct 2018

    Library and Archive Service quarterly report July-September 2018

    Publication Code : 007285

    Library and Archive Service quarterly report July-September 2018

  • 16 Oct 2018

    Managing Childhood Immunisation Clinics

    Publication Code : 007 201

    Immunisation programmes in the UK are one of the most successful public health strategies that are delivered by general practice nurses. This best practice pocket guide aims to provide a practical checklist to support general practice nurses in managing a childhood vaccine and immunisation clinic.

  • 15 Oct 2018

    A Professional Resource for Nurses New to Defence

    Publication Code : 006515

    This document provides guidance and advice for nurses who are new to the Defence Medical Services. It includes information on developing your career, raising concerns and managing stress.

  • 9 Oct 2018

    The RCN Money Guide for HCAs, HCSWs, APs and TNAs (updated for 2018)

    Publication Code : 006177

    This Guide provides helpful tips for HCAs, HCSWs, APs and TNAs on how to stay on top of their finances. It provides advice on topics such as budgeting, work and benefits, childcare, dealing with a change in income, and affordable housing options. This is a shortened version of the Guide available to non-members. Members can access the full version by logging in to MyRCN.

  • 8 Oct 2018

    Dementia in the Workplace

    Publication Code : 007088

    In response to a resolution passed at Congress 2017, a suite of information on dementia in the workplace has been developed for nursing staff and those that represent and employ them. It aims to tackle the stigma surrounding a diagnosis of dementia in working life and to support nurses with dementia to work as fully as they are able to, for as long as they wish to.

  • 13 Sep 2018

    Parity of esteem

    Publication Code : 007 109

    Report of the spring 2018 RCN survey of mental health professionals.

  • 5 Sep 2018

    International workforce in the UK after Brexit: nursing issues

    Publication Code : 007 181

    Given the continuing global nursing shortage and rising demand for health and care services the UK needs to be able to attract nursing staff with the right skills and attitudes to work and remain in the sector,

  • 21 Aug 2018

    The Student Money Guide

    Publication Code : 007 125

    This 2018 money guide provides comprehensive advice for nursing and midwifery students on funding, benefits and housing, as well as tips on saving money and budgeting.

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