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  • Crowd at music festival Helen Donovan Helen Donovan 18 Jul 2018

    Are your measles vaccinations up to date?

    Ahead of European festival season, RCN Professional Lead for Public Health Helen Donovan urges young adults to make sure they have the MMR vaccine.

  • Craig Davidson Craig Davidson 18 Jul 2018

    Why every vote on NHS pay matters

    Craig Davidson gives a student nurse's view on the NHS pay offer and why voting matters.

  • Have your say on NHS pay in Scotland Norman Provan Norman Provan 12 Jul 2018

    All you need to know about how to cast your NHS pay vote

    A step-by-step guide to help RCN members in Scotland who work in the NHS cast their vote on the proposed pay deal.

  • Women doing yoga at home Ruth Samuel Ruth Samuel 10 Jul 2018

    5 ways you can practice self-care on a budget

    Caring for yourself is usually a big challenge when money is tight. It can be the last thing on your mind and full of hurdles. As an adviser in the Lamplight Support Service many nursing professionals I speak to are grappling with this. Here are some tips to keep up with self-care while on a budget that have been recommended by RCN members and staff.

  • Diane Shearer Diane Shearer 10 Jul 2018

    As Advanced Level Nurses it is our duty to promote standardisation

    Diane was recently awarded the RCN credential for Advanced Level Nursing Practice. Here, she shares her thoughts on the importance of standardising roles used in Primary Care.

  • Cecilia Anim at NHS70 demonstration Cecilia Anim CBE Cecilia Anim CBE 9 Jul 2018

    Celebrating NHS70 in my home city

    Working in the NHS means being part of a service that delivers amazing, patient-centred care to millions of people.

  • Ellen Hudson Ellen Hudson 5 Jul 2018

    Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

    It's hard to imagine life without the NHS, says Ellen Hudson as the health service celebrates it's 70th birthday.

  • NHS 70 blog Janet Davies Janet Davies 4 Jul 2018

    NHS at 70: we must look ahead to securing the future

    On the eve of the 70th anniversary of the NHS, Janet Davies reflects on the contribution of nursing staff and the future of health and social care.

  • Chris Hill Chris Hill 3 Jul 2018

    Workforce focus crucial in STP development

    The hard truth and reality of a reduced nursing workforce appears to be focusing conversations at STP forums for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP.

  • Liz Pinel Liz Pinel 3 Jul 2018

    Book amnesty fortnight 2- 14 July 2018

    We want our books back! Do you have books from the RCN Library and Archive Service you no longer need? Are you worried about returning overdue books because of accumulated fines?