As an RCN rep you are a vital link between the RCN and its members. You are the RCN's ambassador in the workplace, helping to influence policies, assist members and shape the nursing profession. Use this guide to find information resources about working as an RCN rep and how RCN library services can support you.
Includes employment advice, guidance on redeployment, employment guidance for NHS staff and what you need to know (FAQs).
Library benefits for RCN reps
Library promotional resources
A4 poster which reps can print out and display in the workplace.
Labour Research Department booklets on trade union and employment relations issues. RCN reps can access for free.
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The healthy workplace toolkit supports you to create healthy working environments.
Nursing and Midwifery Council and Cygnor Medyggol Cyffredinol (2015) Gweithredu mewn ffordd agored a gonest pan fydd pethau yn mynd o le: dyletswydd broffesiynol gonestrwydd. London: CMC/NMC.
Book subject searches
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Labour Research is a UK monthly that keeps you right on top of what's happening in the unions - from how they're responding to the impact of government policy on unions and working people to union initiatives on recruitment and growth.
Labour Research (LRD Publications login required)
Workplace Report covers the latest developments in pay and conditions, best practice and news on pay deals. Its centre section provides a unique update on case law developments in two areas of employment law each month.
Workplace Report (LRD Publications login required)
The value of reps: what we give
The value of reps: what we gain
The value of reps changemakers conference
Information on rights at work. The ‘Advice and Guidance’ section includes an advice A-Z and ACAS Helpline for England, Scotland and Wales.
The Commission has responsibility for the promotion and enforcement of equality and non-discrimination laws in England, Scotland and Wales.
Provides an impartial and confidential employment relations service to those engaged in industry, commerce and the public services in Northern Ireland.
Aims to keep employers up to date with the latest workforce thinking, the information on this site is also useful for reps.
The Trades Union Congress presents a set of trade union stories from the past 150 years, snapshots of trade unionists.
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RCN Library and Archive staff
Page last updated - 04/02/2022