Blogs

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  • Nicky Hughes Nicky Hughes 22 Sep 2021

    Consultative ballot - WOW what a turnout!

    RCN Wales’ Associate Director of Nursing Nicky Hughes reacts to the result of the consultative ballot carried out with NHS Wales members on the announced 3% pay award

  • Mark Farmer Mark Farmer 20 Sep 2021

    RCN London championing inclusive workplaces and celebrating diversity

    A round-up of our recent Inclusion Solution event on Nursing with Autism from Mark Farmer, Operational Manager, RCN London.

  • Blue graphic | Lead. Inspire. Govern. Lynsey McLaughlin Lynsey McLaughlin 20 Sep 2021

    Enhance your student journey and learning by joining the UK Students Committee

    Hear from Lynsey McLaughlin, one of the two Northern Ireland members on the RCN UK Students Committee, on her highlights of her time on the committee and why you should consider standing for election this year.

  • Louisa Adjoa Parker (credit Robin Mills) Lucy Muchina Lucy Muchina 16 Sep 2021

    Telling the stories of the underrepresented

    We are holding what promises to be a moving and empowering event to mark Black History Month this October - a workshop: '#present365: Black History and Racism in the South West: Capturing the personal stories of South West nurses’.

  • Blue graphic | Lead. Inspire. Govern. Molly Kiltie Molly Kiltie 16 Sep 2021

    Find your voice through the UK Students Committee

    With nominations now open for eight seats on the RCN UK Students Committee, the current East Midlands member, Molly Kiltie, reflects on the connections she has made and explains why you should consider standing for election to the committee this year.

  • Roz Mabey Roz Mabey 16 Sep 2021

    Introducing Roz Mabey

    I'm Roz Mabey and I've recently joined the RCN Prince of Wales Nursing Cadet Scheme Team as Developmental Professional Lead.

  • Health-and-care-staffing-scotland-act-2019 Colin Poolman Colin Poolman 16 Sep 2021

    Government must act to ease nursing staff crisis

    Today is World Patient Safety Day. The last 18 months have shone a spotlight on the safety critical role of the nursing profession like never before. They have also added untold pressure to nursing staff as they do their upmost to keep patients and residents safe, providing the best care possible in challenging circumstances – often to the detriment of their own mental and physical wellbeing.

  • Blue graphic | Lead. Inspire. Govern. Scott Doughty Scott Doughty 14 Sep 2021

    Why you should join the UK Students Committee

    Scott Doughty is the Vice Chair and Northern region member of the RCN UK Students Committee. As his time on the committee draws to an end, he reflects on his highlights, how the experience has affected his career prospects, and why you should nominate yourself to join the committee.

  • Social Care Ashley Kvasiliene Ashley Kvasiliene 13 Sep 2021

    Care Home Nursing – Adapting to change

    The creation of a National Care Service will be one of the biggest reforms of the sector for decades, but care home nursing has already shown itself to be capable of adapting to change.

  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 9 Sep 2021

    Making sure our College is working on your behalf

    Pat Cullen, RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, explains how she is committed to change and supporting members.