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  • Nellie and Harry Carter Library and archive services Library and archive services 9 Nov 2018

    "If scribbling in albums remembrance insures, with the greatest of please I scribble in yours"

    Service Scrapbooks Volunteer Caroline Cowell-Robertson discusses the difficulties and joys of researching a nurse from the First World War.

  • Wandering Womb exhibition at RCN Libraries Frances Reed Frances Reed 29 Oct 2018

    The Wandering Womb

    The Wandering Womb explores the misconceptions about women’s health which flourished in a field historically dominated by male doctors. Frances Reed tells us more.

  • Customer Service Excellence Library and archive services Library and archive services 26 Oct 2018

    Customer Service Excellence assessment day

    The Library and Archive Service team have been preparing for the re-assessment of our Customer Service Excellence standard.

  • black history month nurses Catherine O'Carroll Catherine O'Carroll 22 Oct 2018

    Shining a spotlight

    October is a time to celebrate individuals within the Black and minority ethnic community. At the RCN we’ve put together a display shining a spotlight on just a few inspirational figures. Catherine O’Carroll tells us more…

  • RCN Student Debate - voting cards Ellie Jolley Ellie Jolley 18 Oct 2018

    Five reasons not to miss the RCN Student Debate

    With debate day fast approaching, RCN Student Committee member Ellie Jolley explains why you should take time out of your busy schedule.

  • Librariansip in the eye of the storm Phil Segall Phil Segall 17 Oct 2018

    Librarianship in the eye of the storm

    When disaster strikes, it’s vital reliable evidence gets to frontline teams as fast as possible. Phil Segall explains how librarians can help…

  • Thank you annual survey 2018 Library and archive services Library and archive services 15 Oct 2018

    Thank you! Our annual survey results

    A look at the results from all our lovely library users who responded to our annual survey

  • Libraries week Library and archive services Library and archive services 10 Oct 2018

    Libraries week

    RCN Libraries celebrates Libraries week

  • Collectable AIDS Trading Cards Frances Reed Frances Reed 17 Sep 2018

    Collectable AIDS trading cards

    Frances Reed tells us more about collectable trading cards that were used to promote awareness of HIV and AIDS. 

  • Staircase at 20 Cavendish Square Janan Nuri Janan Nuri 3 Sep 2018

    Watch your step

    One of the highlights of having a tour at the Royal College of Nursing is seeing the painted staircase, but what’s the story behind it? Janan Nuri tells us more...