All the latest on current nursing issues, including employment matters, health and safety in the workplace, public health policy and clinical skills, as well as updates on the work of the RCN.
30 Nov 2023
The NHS waiting list is growing four times faster than the nurse workforce.
28 Nov 2023
Safe nurse staffing law in Wales: improvements made to patient care, but stricter guidance is needed
We’ve launched our latest report on the impact of the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016 on health care delivery.
28 Nov 2023
We remain in dispute with the UK government regarding NHS nursing pay in England with more than 100,000 members voting for further strike action in our last ballot.
23 Nov 2023
We're highlighting the vital contribution nursing support workers make to patient care today.
22 Nov 2023
RCN says Chancellor Jeremy Hunt squandered the opportunity to change course ahead of the next election and support the NHS through an immensely tough winter.
20 Nov 2023
We’ve responded to a UK government consultation on how to maintain minimum service levels in hospitals during strike action, saying ministers misled nursing staff on how they would be applied.
17 Nov 2023
We’ve written to the Department for Work and Pensions to insist long COVID is classed as an occupational disease for health care workers, which could mean they get more financial support.
16 Nov 2023
'Dangerously inadequate staffing levels': NHS waiting list growing 4 times faster than nurse workforce
RCN analysis exposes failure of UK government’s promise to recruit 50,000 nurses to tackle the crisis facing the NHS.
15 Nov 2023
We’re standing with other global health organisations to condemn every attack on health care workers, their patients and all civilians.
13 Nov 2023
We’ve written to Victoria Atkins outlining the unprecedented NHS crisis that she’s inherited and encouraging her to meet with us to find solutions.