RCN calls for action to protect health care staff, as Public Health England review confirms reports that people from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds have a higher risk of contracting and dying from COVID-19.
The RCN reiterates call for the government to review funding arrangements for all nursing students in England.
A survey of RCN members shows that black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) nursing staff are more likely to be left without PPE.
With the majority of nursing staff experiencing skin conditions, new RCN resources provide guidance on maintaining healthy skin.
Discussions regarding the value of the nursing workforce ahead of the next formal pay round must reflect the current reality for nursing staff, says RCN in letter to PM.
Following two years of fighting for our members, the unfair fee is finally being waived for health care workers from overseas.
Our new survey asks members to share their expectations for the future to shape how the RCN will fight for the profession going forward.
We’ve written to the home secretary urging the government to waive the charge for health care staff from overseas as a matter of urgency.
Nursing staff with underlying health conditions could have no choice but return to work because of subpar sick pay.
More than a third of nursing staff (34%) say they’re still under pressure to care for patients with possible or confirmed COVID-19 without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE).