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  • 6 Sep 2021

    RCN Health+Care: Autumn 2021

    This issue of RCN Health+Care includes articles on RCN Nursing Support Workers' Day, nursing associates working in mental health and feeding tubes.

  • 30 Aug 2021

    RCN Bulletin 393: Autumn 2021

    Inside the Autumn 2021 issue of RCN Bulletin magazine: The fight for fair pay continues. Opinions from RCN members. How to stay safe as a lone worker. Motor neurone disease explained. Running for mental and physical health. Supporting staff after workplace safety incidents. How new nurses can be leaders.

  • 14 Jul 2021

    Activate: summer 2021

    In the summer issue of Activate, meet new RCN President Dr Denise Chaffer, get the latest information on our fair pay campaign and read how two reps are working together to combat inequality.

  • 1 Jun 2021

    RCN Bulletin 392: Summer 2021

    In this issue of RCN Bulletin, join Olivia as she emerges from work-related anxiety through wild swimming, read about how Jonah is driving change in prostate cancer care, and how Antonia developed a hand cream especially for nursing staff. Plus, find out what you can do if you have workplace safety concerns, and how one nurse organised colleagues to fight unfair parking fines.

  • 11 May 2021

    RCN Students Spring Summer 2021

    This issue of RCN Students includes articles on sepsis, reflective journal writing, the joys of working with older people, and top tips for financial wellbeing.

  • 27 Apr 2021

    Activate: spring 2021

    In this issue, read about RCN learning rep Fraser Smith, who is helping members working in care homes manage experiences of trauma throughout the pandemic. You can also read advice and information on wellbeing, risk assessments, equality at work, making a difference and getting organised.

  • 2 Mar 2021

    RCN Bulletin 391: Spring 2021

    Inside the Spring 2021 issue of RCN Bulletin: Members share why they had the vaccine. Inside a COVID-19 mass vaccination centre. Our fight to keep nursing staff safe from COVID-19 variants. Five leadership tips. Workplace advice on redeployment and staffing levels. How ECMO is being used to treat serious COVID-19 symptoms. Eating for endurance.

  • 16 Feb 2021

    RCN Health+Care: Spring 2021

    This issue of RCN Health+Care includes articles on end of life care, proning, vaccination, fair pay for nursing, cultural ambassadors, desensitisation for surgery and wellbeing.

  • 27 Jan 2021

    Activate: Winter 2021

    In this issue, RCN steward Patrick explains how he’s worked with local managers to make positive changes in his workplace and members in Northern Ireland share how last year’s nursing strikes inspired them to become more active in the RCN. You can also read advice on COVID-19 vaccination and find out more about our Professional Nursing Committee.

  • 2 Dec 2020

    RCN Bulletin 390: Winter 2020

    Read the winter 2020 issue of RCN Bulletin with information on long COVID, four steps for raising and escalating concerns, and meet the nurse who says you don't always need to be strong.

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