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  • Dave King Dave King 22 Aug 2017

    Putting a limit on restriction

    Nurses in mental health and learning disability services are fundamentally reviewing the way they relate to those in their care, particularly those who present risky or challenging behaviours.

  • Sarah Zanoni Sarah Zanoni 21 Aug 2017

    Introducing Sarah Zanoni, Acting Regional Director, RCN South West region

    Welcome to my very first blog. I thought I would take the opportunity to properly introduce myself and let you know what is exercising my mind currently. 

  • RCN pay protest Cecilia Anim CBE Cecilia Anim CBE 21 Aug 2017

    Two important dates for your diary

    Take part in our day of action and then attend our rally in Parliament Square.

  • #scrapthecap #scrapthecap 16 Aug 2017

    Let's get your voices heard in #scrapthecap campaign

    It is now more than three months since members at RCN Congress voted for a “summer of protest” in response to the years of pay restraint suffered by nursing staff across our region and the whole of the UK.

  • CSE Library and archive services Library and archive services 15 Aug 2017

    It’s official! We deliver Excellent Customer Service

    The Library and Archive Service is passionate about giving our members the best possible service and now we can prove that is exactly what we do.  

  • Suzan Robinson Southey Suzan Robinson Southey 15 Aug 2017

    The importance of formal recognition

    Suzan recently went through the credentialing process, recognising advanced level practice in nursing. Here, she talks about her experience and why she applied.

  • 2017 Annual Survey Anna Semmens Anna Semmens 9 Aug 2017

    Annual survey 2017

    We rely on input from our customers to improve our offer and the annual survey is one way you can influence our service. 

  • Ann Norman Ann Norman 8 Aug 2017

    How does pay affect nurses working in prisons?

    Prison nurses are pretty much unseen by many for the work they do.

  • Gill Coverdale Gill Coverdale 8 Aug 2017

    How does pay affect professional development?

    I completed my nurse training at the beginning of the 1980s in a hospital school of nursing and at the end of three years took my state final exams to become a registered general nurse (RGN).

  • Hermione and Cathlin Frances Reed Frances Reed 8 Aug 2017

    Lesbian nurses, speak out for history!

    The RCN Library and Archive are collecting stories on nursing as a diverse workforce caring for diverse populations, looking particularly at lesbian nurses.