Informing the nursing profession and sharing members' stories

The big screen: boosting cervical smear uptake

Practice nurses explain how they're using innovative ways to increase smear test attendance

Get that interview

RCN careers coach Julie Watkins considers how to make the best first impression on a potential new employer

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Knife crime: how nursing can help

Specialist nurse Dorcas Gwata explains the potential for nurses to prevent stabbings and help turn young lives around

10 tips for job searching

Will 2020 be the year that you make a fresh start in your career? Julie Watkins, RCN careers coach, shares her top tips on searching for jobs.

Social solutions

General practice nurse manager Joyce has created a new model for social prescribing that helps reassure and motivate patients

Nursing cadets

Luke explains how the RCN Prince of Wales nursing cadet scheme has inspired him to pursue a career in mental health nursing 

Torn but determined

For the first time in the 103-year history of the RCN, nursing staff have been on strike in Northern Ireland. They talk about how it feels to be joining picket lines

A historic happy Christmas

We delve into the RCN Archives for a look at Christmas past

The true meaning of Christmas

District nurse Gail tells us why, for her, being there for others is what Christmas is all about

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Support right from the start

Jean’s been recognised for her work raising the profile and plight of people seeking asylum as she fights for equality in their care

The great nursing registration controversy

One hundred years on from nursing becoming a registered profession, we look back on how the RCN helped make it happen

Political pledge digest

Ahead of the general election on 12 December, we’ve read the manifestos of the main political parties. Here’s an outline of what they say, in their words, on nursing and health

Improving mouth cancer care

We speak to an award-winning nurse who’s made huge improvements in care for patients undergoing treatment