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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

17 January Pay slip

Pay ballot at Four Seasons Health Care Homes

Following pay negotiations, Four Seasons Health Care homes (FSHC) have made an offer for increased pay for their care home workforce. The RCN is sending information and ballot papers to members employed by FSHC homes.

17 January Close up of the Houses of Parliament

Parliament to debate nursing pay

A petition urging the Government to scrap an NHS pay cap of 1% has reached 100,000 signatures.

17 January

New analysis predicts loss of 7,000 nurse posts

More than 7,000 nurse posts are estimated to be cut across hospitals in England by 2020, according to data from finance, workforce and efficiency plans.

12 January

Nursing associates – everything you need to know

As the first trainee nursing associates join the workforce, we answer the key questions about this new support role.

09 Feb 2017

Meet the new Brighton and Hove Branch committee

A free event for all members in Brighton and Hove

14 Feb 2017

Become an RCN rep - information session in Fife

Get involved and make a difference by becoming an RCN rep. Find out more about joining the RCN Fife team on the ground in your workplace.

22 Feb 2017

Become an RCN rep - information session in Grampian

Get involved and make a difference by becoming an RCN rep. Find out more about joining the RCN Grampian team on the ground in your workplace.