Keeping you informed as an RCN member
This issue of RCN Health+Care includes articles on working as an assistant practitioner, cancer nursing, becoming a dementia friend and promoting independence in patients' homes.
In this education special, RCN Bulletin looks beyond the bursary and asks what needs to happen to secure the future supply of nurses. You can also read our top tips to secure your CPD and find out why it's so important for nursing students to talk about their mental health.
In this issue we meet Iain - when he's not working as a senior nursing lecturer, he's saving lives at sea as a lifeboat volunteer. We also meet Magic, the medical assistance dog and Val, the fertility specialist who's giving hope to young people with cancer.
In this issue of Activate, find out the latest on NHS pay in Scotland and Wales. You can also read about how reps are helping to develop important resources.
As the NHS turns 70, we look back to see what nursing staff thought of the revolutionary new service when it began. We also meet Mark, an RCNi award winner, who is combining his love of boxing and mental health nursing to help turn lives around.
RCN members in England voted in favour of a NHS pay deal, it's reported in this issue of Activate.
In this issue, meet the nurses helping to rebuild lives after Grenfell and learn why some nursing staff are calling for cannabis to be decriminalised for medicinal use.
In this issue of Activate you can read all the highlights from Congress 2018 and find out why the drug spice is putting prison nursing staff at risk.
This is the first issue of the new RCN History of Nursing Society publication, Nursing History Now, which features a look at commemorative blue plaques for nurses and a celebration of the NHS's 70th anniversary.
This issue includes articles on innovation in learning disability nursing, surviving night shifts, sepsis, and men in nursing.