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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

14 February Community nurse

RCN calls for appropriate funding for STPs

Proper funding and consultation is key to making sure Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) solve, rather than exacerbate, the problems of England’s health and care system, the RCN has said.

13 February

Proposed changes at Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability are currently consulting on proposed changes to pay, terms and conditions.  The RCN is encouraging its members to respond to the consultation and will provide support to members where required.

9 February

Patients suffering due to missed targets, says RCN

Data leaked to the BBC shows A&E patients in England faced the longest trolley waits on record in January.

2 February

Fall in applicants 'threatens nursing's future'

The latest figures from UCAS confirm RCN fears over the impact of charging nursing students university fees.

25 Mar 2017

Defence Nurse Network morning seminar

Looking into our past and future

23 Mar 2017

'No one ever asked' - Dorset branch talk by Tommy Whitelaw of Dementia Carer Voices

Speaking of his experience of caring for his mother through her dementia, Tommy highlights the transformational impact that listening, kindness and understanding made to his journey as a carer, and the importance of looking beyond a person’s diagnosis to engage with them as an individual.

24 Mar 2017

East Kent End of Life Care study session

RCN East Kent Branch free study afternoon focusing on end of life care.

25 Oct 2017

Isle of Man branch AGM

Isle of Man branch meeting