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  • 25 Feb 2020

    RCN Health+Care: Spring 2020

    This issue of RCN Health+Care includes articles on inclusive workplaces, restoring self-esteem, menopause, the demands of diabetes, careers, appropriate workplace language and taking strike action in Northern Ireland,

  • 5 Feb 2020

    RCN Bulletin 384: February 2020

    In this issue of RCN Bulletin, read how members' historic strike action in Northern Ireland has led to an offer to restore pay parity and improve nurse staffing levels. Also in this issue, RCN careers coach Julie Watkins shares her top tips on how to get a job interview and, as our new exhibition A History of Emotions in Nursing opens, we ask what makes the perfect nurse?

  • 23 Jan 2020

    Activate: Winter 2020

    In this issue of Activate, Yvonne, an RCN rep from Wales, explains how she negotiated with her employer to secure special equipment so members are better protected when working in extreme weather, and Alison and Sharon, members of the RCN Bladder and Bowel Forum, share their tips on creating professional guidance. Also in this issue, we take a closer look at the role of RCN safety reps and share advice on what to expect if you plan to speak in an RCN Congress debate in June.

  • 8 Jan 2020

    RCN Bulletin 383: January 2020

    In this issue of RCN Bulletin,read how nursing staff felt as they took strike action in Northern Ireland for the first time in the 103-year history. Also, take a look at our 10 tips for job searching and specialist nurse Dorcas Gwata explains the potential for nurses to prevent stabbings and help turn young lives around.  

  • 4 Dec 2019

    RCN Bulletin 382: December 2019

    In this issue of RCN Bulletin, find out what each political party has pledged for nursing before the general election on 12 December, read about mental health nurse David's work supporting people living with HIV, and delve into the history of nursing registration as it reaches its 100th anniversary.

  • 20 Nov 2019

    RCN Nursing History Now: Autumn Winter 2019

    Inside the autumn/winter 2019 issue of Nursing History Now magazine we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the state registration of nursing. Discover the role the College of Nursing played in this hard-fought battle. Plus, we look back at learning disability nursing through the ages, the London Foundling Hospital in the 18th century, black history from the RCN Archive and how cakes saved the College in the 1920s.

  • 12 Nov 2019

    RCN Students: Autumn 2019

    This issue includes improving care for transgender patients, your role in safeguarding children and young people, how to spot the signs of delirium, and some advice on beating the second-year blues. 

  • 30 Oct 2019

    RCN Bulletin 381: November 2019

    In this issue of RCN Bulletin, read how three RCN members are helping to beat burnout. They share their research, advice and innovations on how to overcome work-related stress and fatigue. You can also find out how RCN safety reps keep members safe in their workplaces and meet the RCN members who work as CQC inspectors.

  • 2 Oct 2019

    RCN Bulletin 380: October 2019

    Separate the facts from the fiction about the flu jab, learn about the latest development in our safe staffing campaign and find out how one member is helping people who are homeless in hospital in this month's issue of RCN Bulletin.

  • 24 Sep 2019

    Activate Vol 14, No 1: September 2019

    Last week we launched an advertising campaign to raise awareness of nurse shortages in England. The adverts urge people to sign our petition calling on the government to fix the nursing workforce crisis. Read more about the advertising campaign, and how you can download resources to promote it in your workplace, in this month's issue of Activate. Also in this issue, find out about the changes we'll be making to Activate from this month and read about our new toolkits for parents-to-be.

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