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  • Feedback from our Diversity Exhibition Library and archive services Library and archive services 12 Mar 2018

    Notes on Diversity

    Our exhibition Hidden in Plain Sight: Celebrating Nursing Diversity will soon be heading up to Scotland. We asked London visitors what diversity meant to them...

  • RCN members protest over pay Nicola Lee Nicola Lee 8 Mar 2018

    Equal pay on International Women’s Day

    RCN National Officer Nicola Lee explains how to find out if there’s a gender pay gap where you work.

  • Chris Hill Chris Hill 7 Mar 2018

    Parking adds to challenges posed within Cambs STP

    Within the many issues related to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP and continuing workforce challenges, everyone may have underestimated the difficulties presented by car parking. 

  • Maria Lewis Maria Lewis 7 Mar 2018

    Let's hear it for HCAs!

    Want to raise the profile of HCAs? Get some free professional development and network with other HCAs from across the West Midlands? Then we’ve got just the thing…

  • DNA structure Linda Bailey Linda Bailey 7 Mar 2018

    How genomics is changing nursing

    Even if it hasn’t impacted on your work yet, every branch of nursing will be affected by advances in knowledge about genomics and the human genome.

  • Welsh Assembly Tina Donnelly Tina Donnelly 7 Mar 2018

    How we achieved safe staffing legislation in Wales

    RCN Wales director Tina Donnelly reflects on the hard-fought campaign, which started in 2007.

  • Image of meetings with Mps Lyndsay Buckland Lyndsay Buckland 6 Mar 2018

    Telling MPs what it's like on the frontline

    For some people, the prospect of meeting with an MP can be quite daunting. You might think why would this person be interested in hearing from me? Will they ask me questions I don’t know the answer to? Will I just end up feeling intimidated and dejected?

  • Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 6 Mar 2018

    Nursing Innovations - Helping patients and budgets

    Working in nursing, you never stand still. This is literally the case, as we know members are rushed off their feet caring for a growing number of patients while coping with limited resources and staff shortages.

  • Nursing During The Great War Cecilia Anim CBE Cecilia Anim CBE 28 Feb 2018

    Nursing through the Great War

    New RCN collection shines a light on the contribution of nurses during the First World War.

  • John Wilkinson John Wilkinson 27 Feb 2018

    Beds, Luton and Milton Keynes STP progress continues

    Compared to some of the other 44 STPs across England and Wales, the BLMK STP got off to a more rapid start with an early publication of the strategy and prompt engagement with the public, staff and stakeholders including trades unions.