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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

21 June

Number of NHS learning disability nurses plummets in last decade

RCN insists learning disability nursing needs urgent investment to attract more staff to the specialty.

19 June

Wales student nursing bursary extended to 2020

RCN urges governments to commit to longer-term funding for nursing bursaries in Wales and greater investment in nurse education in England.

17 June

Violence against prison staff 'almost routine'

RCN joins other unions calling for urgent action to stop violence against nursing staff and other workers in prisons.

3 June

NHS People Plan good on ambition but too light on detail

RCN responds to publication of the interim workforce plan for the NHS in England.