The RCN has welcomed news of a pay rise for staff in England on Agenda for Change contract terms outside the NHS.
Ministers must look again at student funding, the RCN says, as nursing degree applications fall further.
Nursing associates could prove a valuable addition to the health care workforce, but concerns remain over substitution and training.
The RCN warns that the digital transformation of health care will remain a pipe-dream unless nurses are involved.
Emilia Clarke has spoken about the nursing care given to her father while pledging to campaign for more nurses and to raise the status of the profession.
The RCN has welcomed the launch of the biggest NHS recruitment drive in its 70 year history.
Following pressure from the RCN, the prison service will review guidance to better protect nursing staff from exposure to psychoactive substances.
Cuts to services must be reversed for healthy eating messages to get through.
As the UK festival season gets underway the RCN is urging people not to put themselves at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Black and minority ethnic nursing staff should have the same opportunities as their white colleagues.