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  • Team of the Year, the Library and Archive Service with Sir Ian McKellan Janan Nuri Janan Nuri 22 Dec 2017

    Team of the Year: Library and Archive Service

    Looking back at the Library and Archive Team’s recent recognition as Team of the Year in the RCN Staff Awards, Janan Nuri reflects on the past year’s successes.

  • Teresa Budrey Teresa Budrey 21 Dec 2017

    Nursing staff as busy as ever over festive period

    Christmas is the time of year where people start to wind down, take time off work to spend with their families and simply relax. But for those working in the NHS and independent sector, winter is often not a time for rest and relaxation. A&Es are busier than ever, hospital wards packed with patients and nursing homes under pressure to help relieve challenges in hospitals by taking in those who are taking up precious beds.

  • Janet at rally Janet Davies Janet Davies 21 Dec 2017

    Nursing is about creating change

    Janet Davies urges nursing staff to recognise their power and influence.

  • Louise Walby Louise Walby 20 Dec 2017

    Christmas Message 2017 from Louise Walby, RCN Wales Nurse of the Year 2017

  • Tina Donnelly Tina Donnelly 20 Dec 2017

    Christmas Message 2017 from Tina Donnelly, Director, RCN Wales

    I would like to wish everyone a very happy and peaceful Christmas on behalf of us all at the Royal College of Nursing in Wales. 

  • Venetia Wynter-Blyth Venetia Wynter-Blyth 20 Dec 2017

    Celebrating excellence in nursing care - RCNi Awards

    Could you be Nurse of the Year 2018? Venetia Wynter-Blyth, winner of the RCNi Nurse of the Year award in 2016, explains why it might just be worth nominating yourself or a colleague for next year's awards. 

  • Sophia Barrett Sophia Barrett 20 Dec 2017

    Long awaited clarity in Brexit negotations

    Sophia Barrett says there's good news for EU nurses who are needed and wanted in the UK.

  • Accident and Emergency Janice Smyth Janice Smyth 20 Dec 2017

    Our work on nurse staffing for safe and effective care continues

    Janice Smyth explains why nurse staffing for safe and effective care should be a priority for everyone.

  • Patricia Marquis Patricia Marquis 19 Dec 2017

    South East round up 2017

    Thank you all for your hard work this year. It really has been an outstanding year in terms of what we have achieved. We couldn’t have done this without the support of all of our wonderful active members on the ground. To each and every one of you: thank you.

  • Piles of coins Josie Irwin Josie Irwin 19 Dec 2017

    Pay talks begin

    The RCN’s Associate Director of Employment Relations explains how any changes to NHS pay structures will be achieved.