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  • 19 Nov 2020

    Fair Care for Trans and Non-binary People

    Publication Code : 009 430

    This resource is designed to help nursing staff respond to the needs of service users who identify as trans or non-binary, in both the NHS and independent sectors.

  • 19 Nov 2020

    Independent Investigation into the Royal College of Nursing's 2020 Presidential Election

    Publication Code : 009 492

    A review of the RCN 2020 Presidential election by Simon Cheetham QC. This document considers the circumstances surrounding the 2020 Presidential election and whether the actions taken and decisions made were in accordance with the Trade Union & Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, the existing RCN Charter, Rules, Standing Orders, Regulations and the RCN Elections policy & procedure document and campaigning guidelines.

  • 18 Nov 2020

    Join the RCN

    Publication Code : 007 861

    This booklet outlines the RCN's role as "the voice of nursing", explains how to get involved and provides examples of recent campaigns.

  • 17 Nov 2020

    Termination of Pregnancy: An RCN nursing framework

    Publication Code : 009 398

    This updated guidance incorporates expert and evidence-based practice. It has been produced to support registered nurses and midwives working within the NHS and independent sectors, across the UK. It considers the legislative frameworks in place in 2020 across the UK, alongside clinical guidance for those working in termination of pregnancy services.

  • 13 Nov 2020

    Raising and Escalating Concerns

    Publication Code : 009 425

    This resource, aimed at NHS and independent sector nursing staff and student nurses, will support you to raise concerns wherever you work. It includes a decision making flowchart to help staff and students decide whether to raise a concern and when to escalate a concern.  

  • 10 Nov 2020

    Nursing Support Workers Day A4 poster

    Publication Code : 009439

    Download our Nursing Support Workers' Day poster to put up in your workplace to promote the day and celebrations you're organising. Further information about #NursingSupportWorkersDay can be found here:

  • 2 Nov 2020

    Women’s Health Pocket Guide

    Publication Code : 009 289

    An easy reference tool for nurses, and midwives working with women, including in gynaecology, sexual and reproductive health, in all health and social care settings across the UK. Supported by the Association of Early Pregnancy Units, the Ectopic Pregnancy Trust, the Wear White Again Hologic campaign and Verity The Polycystic Ovaries Self Help Group.

  • 30 Oct 2020

    Factsheet to accompany ICN Survey – October 2020

    Publication Code : 009 458

    Information for RCN members to consider regarding the member survey on the possibility of the RCN re-joining the International Council of Nurses (ICN).

  • 29 Oct 2020

    Library and Archive Service quarterly report April-June 2020

    Publication Code : 009 349

    Library and Archive Service quarterly report April-June 2020

  • 27 Oct 2020

    Issues at Work and Writing a Statement

    Publication Code : 009 114

    This leaflet provides a step-by-step guide to what to do if you encounter an issue in your workplace or are asked to write a statement.

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