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RCN house style for print and web

  

underage

one word

under way

the NHS reforms are under way; not underway

Unicef

Unison

University College London

no comma

unmanageable

unmistakable

unnecessary

unparalleled

UK

the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Great Britain comprises only England, Scotland and Wales. See Britain

up to date

the nurse’s portfolio was up to date (no hyphens); the up-to-date portfolio

USA

no need to spell out