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RCN publications cover a wide range of topics varying from clinical guidance to employment relations issues to advice on bullying. To reproduce RCN publications please complete the copyright request form and we’ll be in touch.

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  • 30 Jun 2016

    RCN response to the Department of Health consultation

    RCN response to the Department of Health consultation on changing how healthcare education is funded.

  • 30 Jun 2016

    The value of trade union workplace representatives in health care

    This publication focuses on the value of trade union workplace representatives in health care and emphasises the time that representatives need to do their role within the workplace.

  • 22 Jun 2016

    Positive and proactive care

    Nurses deal with practical, ethical and moral dilemmas of restriction and restraint. This new publication, emerging from a series of RCN roadshows in 2014-15, presents the opportunity to educate nurses and nursing staff about the impact of regularly being involved in restriction/restraint and the toll this takes on their psychological wellbeing.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    EasyRead Help with your pain

    Leaflet covering pain and its assessment and management. Highlights the need for accessible information for all patients, not just those with a learning disability. Replaces 004915.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    EasyRead Epidurals for pain

    Leaflet covering epidurals and highlighting the need for accessible information for all patients, not just those with a learning disability. Replaces 004916.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    EasyRead Syringe pumps for pain

    Leaflet covering syringe pumps and highlighting the need for accessible information for all patients, not just those with a learning disability. Replaces 004917.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    EasyRead Managing Long Term Pain

    Leaflet covering the management of long term pain and highlighting the need for accessible information for all patients, not just those with a learning disability.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    EasyRead Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)

    Leaflet covering pain and its assessment and management after surgery, epidurals and patient controlled analgesia (PCA). Highlights the need for accessible information for all patients, not just those with a learning disability.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    Administering subcutaneous methotrexate for inflammatory arthritis

    This is the third edition of the RCN’s guidance and has been updated to ensure the publication contains the latest evidence-based guidance to support practitioners in the safe and confident administration of subcutaneous methotrexate in a variety of primary and secondary care settings, including community and managed care environments. The guidance covers aspects of both adult and children/young people’s care.

  • 19 Jun 2016

    Inequalities experienced by children across the UK accessing the right care, at the right time, in the right place

    This publication highlights how the health care inequalities experienced by children are influenced by getting the right care at the right time and in the right place. It sets out the current policy context across the UK, spotlights some key areas and concludes with recommendations on the actions needed by all governments across the UK.

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