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Blogs

628 blog posts
  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 22 Jun 2022

    Challenging to achieve more for nursing

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive updates members on our campaigns for fair pay and safe staffing.

  • Fair Pay for Nursing Julie Lamberth Julie Lamberth 22 Jun 2022

    It's time to talk about nursing pay

    As I hope many RCN members who work in the NHS are aware, last week the Scottish government made a single-year pay offer for 2022-23 to staff working in the NHS on Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

  • Gill Hurren Gill Hurren 21 Jun 2022

    Improving health and quality of life for people with learning disabilities

    Gill Hurren, RCN Learning Disability Forum member, shares how her return to work in social care has helped her continue to follow her passion to support people with learning disabilities

  • Sarah and Leanne Sarah and Leanne 16 Jun 2022

    'Congress lasted for five days, and these days were inspirational, emotional and majestic!'

    In June 2022, we got the chance to attend the RCN Congress for the first time in the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow as voting members.

  • Dr Penelope Stanford Dr Penelope Stanford 15 Jun 2022

    Welcome back Congress!

    Highlights of the first Congress since the pandemic, and the contributions made by the Ophthalmic Nursing Forum committee.

  • Lynsey McLaughlin Lynsey McLaughlin 15 Jun 2022

    Being a newly registered theatre nurse in the pandemic

    Perioperative Nursing - the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the value/benefits that perioperative nurses bring for patients.

  • Dr Jane Brooks Dr Jane Brooks 15 Jun 2022

    Trip to the States

    On 7 May this year I flew to Philadelphia to begin my week’s research trip to the States. This was a long-awaited trip, which has been delayed for over 2 years by COVID.

  • RCN Wales library Amy Fox-McNally Amy Fox-McNally 13 Jun 2022

    More than books

    Here at RCN Libraries, including your local branch in Wales, we’re about so much more than just providing books to support your studies and nursing career.

  • Eve Adams Eve Adams 12 Jun 2022

    Introducing Eve Adams to the cadet team

    My name is Eve Adams and I have been involved with the RCN Prince of Wales Nursing Cadet Scheme for just over two years.

  • Geoffrey Walker Congress #RCN22 Day Four Thursday blog picture Geoffrey Walker Geoffrey Walker 8 Jun 2022

    Update on RCN Congress 2022 day four - the final day

    Everyone is tired but buzzing after the previous three great days of debate and meeting each other and making new friends. Last night was the end-of-Congress party with fantastic food choices from several food outlets and the evening continued with dancing with music from a brilliant band.