Progress is being made to reduce discrimination against Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) nurses but they are facing an uphill struggle for equality
Maria Trewern, née Nicholson, has been elected to lead the RCN’s governing council from January.
RCN Council has vowed to continue fighting for fair pay after Jeremy Hunt gives instructions to NHS pay review body.
RCN responds to UCAS figures showing an 18% drop in applications to study nursing.
Philip Dunne MP, Minister of State for Health, says nursing staff deserve a fair pay package.
The winner of the Members’ Award for Outstanding Customer Service was named last night at the RCN Staff Awards for Excellence.
Additional funding for a pay rise in England has been pledged, so long as pay structure reform is forthcoming and productivity increases.
The innovative new course, to be piloted in spring next year, will offer nurses working in infection prevention and control the skills to lead the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Study reveals falling nurse numbers could be a critical factor in mortality rates.
An RCN survey today lays bare the extent of financial pressure on the nursing workforce, as the College calls for a “clear signal” on pay in next week’s Budget.