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  • Lisa Tomlinson, North Tees Hospital TNA in the second Teesside University cohort Lisa Tomlinson Lisa Tomlinson 21 Feb 2019

    In another year's time I'll be on the register - it's so surreal

    Former North Tees Hospital HCA Lisa Tomlinson talks about her first year as a trainee nursing associate at Teesside University and her plans for the future.

  • Catherine Best Catherine Best 20 Feb 2019

    Leading the way

    Newly elected Chair of the Yorkshire and the Humber regional board Catherine Best writes about some of her aims and hopes for her new role.

  • Nuclear reaction Professor Anne Marie Rafferty Professor Anne Marie Rafferty 20 Feb 2019

    Safe staffing campaign will spark a nursing nuclear reaction

    Our call for legislation in all four countries of the UK has the potential to be one of the most potent campaigns the College has ever run, says RCN President Anne Marie Rafferty.

  • RCN Committees picture Claire Reynolds Claire Reynolds 19 Feb 2019

    The importance of local intelligence to help inform national support

    The issues we all face are often reflected in other parts of the UK and if you let your regional representatives who sit on the RCN's national committees know what issues you experience, this helps us to develop effective action plans to support members and representatives.

  • Jeremy Benton Jeremy Benton 18 Feb 2019

    Staffing for safe and effective care: view from the South East

    Staffing for safe and effective care, it may not be catchy but it's coming your way, it's going to be big - get excited, get involved.

  • Nursing and the history of emotions Sarah Chaney Sarah Chaney 15 Feb 2019

    Nursing and the History of the Emotions

    Did you know emotions have a history? Find out more about the way our expectations of emotion have changed over time, and why this is important to the history of nursing.

  • Janice Waters Janice Waters 12 Feb 2019

    Members driving force in campaign for safe and effective care

    Last month I attended the first meeting of the newly elected RCN Council. We covered a lot of ground at this meeting, with some important updates on issues of great importance to RCN members and the patients we care for.

  • Screenshot of the RCN library search page with citation trail tool highlighted Library and archive services Library and archive services 12 Feb 2019

    Citation Trails

    We’ve recently added a new feature which will make it easier to explore topics and find material. 

  • Nursing Associate Dame Professor Donna Kinnair Dame Professor Donna Kinnair 11 Feb 2019

    Welcoming nursing associates into the RCN family

    Dame Professor Donna Kinnair reflects on nursing associates joining the NMC register.

  • Goeffrey Walker, RCN Council member for the South West Region Geoffrey Walker Geoffrey Walker 6 Feb 2019

    Cold, snow and plunging temperatures in the South West

    The cold and snow hit our region last week and there was considerable disruption but thankfully care delivery was not too adversely affected, thanks to the dedication of staff.