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  • Janet blog - digital Janet Davies Janet Davies 20 Jun 2018

    Improving the experience through digital developments

    Janet Davies explains how RCN members can help shape the digital agenda.

  • Stewart Donnelly Stewart Donnelly 20 Jun 2018

    Update your details to make sure you get your vote on pay

    Stewart Donnelly makes no apologies for reminding members to update their details on MyRCN. Here, he reminds us all why it is so important.

  • Sue Bucksey Sue Bucksey 19 Jun 2018

    WRES: Challenges and opportunities

    Upholding equality and diversity in the workplace is an important part of my role as an Officer. As a team we pour over the Workforce Race Equality Standards for our Trusts when they are published and use the data when we discuss workforce matters at a strategic level with the Trust.

  • Cecilia Congress 2018 Cecilia Anim CBE Cecilia Anim CBE 15 Jun 2018

    Continuing the Congress conversation

    Let’s harness the energy of Congress to transform the outlook for learning disability nursing.

  • Ellen Hudson Ellen Hudson 15 Jun 2018

    We need more registered nurses in our care homes

    In our latest blog for Care Homes week, Ellen Hudson explains why recruitment of more registered nurses into care homes is vital.

  • Susan Masters, RCN South West Regional Director Susan Masters Susan Masters 15 Jun 2018

    You matter

    It’s been nearly five months since I became regional director of RCN South West and it’s been a bit like being in a whirlwind.  While I’ve been a member of the RCN for years it’s become clear that I haven’t previously understood the organisational complexities and the breadth of work being undertaken at any one time in the RCN.  

  • Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 13 Jun 2018

    We'll continue to fight for fair pay for all

    Last year’s Scrap the Cap and Close the Gap campaigns saw our members come out in large number to get their voices heard on the need for fair pay in the NHS.

  • Mike Adams Mike Adams 13 Jun 2018

    Fair pay for all means stability for staff and services

    The recent decisions by the majority of health care unions, including the RCN, to accept the Government’s proposed three-year NHS pay deal for England paves the way for NHS staff to start receiving more money in their pay packets from next month.

  • Alison Manners Alison Manners 12 Jun 2018

    Nurses need support to get care right

    Continual professional development (CPD) is not an optional extra for nursing staff in care homes, says Alison Manners.

  • newspapers Ellen Nicholson Ellen Nicholson 12 Jun 2018

    How well are nurses represented in health media?

    Nurses are again seen as the most trusted profession to tell the public the truth, according to findings published by the Social Research Institute.