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  • 10 Feb 2016

    RCN Mentorship Project 2015: Executive Summary

    An executive summary of the RCN Mentorship Project 2015. The full report is RCN Mentorship Project 2015. From Today’s Support in Practice to Tomorrow’s Vision for Excellence (publication code 005 454) and relates to the Bazian report: Rapid Evidence Review (publication code 005 472).

  • 10 Feb 2016

    Bazian report: RCN Mentorship Project 2015

    A report for the RCN by Bazian, an Economist Intelligence Unit business. From Today’s Support in Practice to Tomorrow’s Vision for Excellence. A rapid evidence review on nurse mentoring. The RCN's Executive summary for this report and project is publication code 005455.

  • 9 Feb 2016

    The Role of the Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children and Young People in England

    This position statement aims to clarify the role and responsibilities of the Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children.

  • 8 Feb 2016

    Stepping In, Stepping Out, Stepping Up

    This publication evaluates the ward sister supervisory role and the experience of changing to a supervisory status for ward sisters in two NHS trusts in England.

  • 5 Feb 2016

    RCN Mentorship Project 2015. From Today’s Support in Practice to Tomorrow’s Vision for Excellence

    The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is aware of, and shares, the concerns identified around the facilitation of pre-registration education in practice. We believe the skills, education and training of a mentor are important in ensuring that the practice placement of our nursing students supports high quality learning. The RCN, along with its membership, has researched and debated what constitutes good mentorship. This report brings together output from this work and is designed to provide all stakeholders with an insight into how mentorship is valued, and demonstrate the need for further investment in this important role.

  • 27 Jan 2016

    Infection Prevention and Control Commissioning Toolkit

    Revised toolkit provides information to support professionals involved in the commissioning or assurance of health and social care services.

  • 20 Jan 2016

    Response to student bursaries

    Responses to student bursaries collected by contributors during November and December 2015.

  • 6 Jan 2016

    Indemnity scheme for the self-employed, volunteers and Good Samaritans

    The RCN’s indemnity scheme is an important element of the benefits package available to members. This leaflet explains the scheme for the self-employed, volunteers and Good Samaritans.

  • 10 Dec 2015

    Small changes, big differences: Driving nursing leadership in procurement

    This publication examines how involving nursing and midwifery staff in procurement activities can save time, improve patient care and save money. It has been produced in partnership with NHS Supply Chain and the Clinical Procurement Specialist Network.

  • 24 Nov 2015

    Industrial action by other unions

    Occasions may arise where RCN members are employed in a workplace where colleagues in other unions are involved in industrial action. This paper outlines the position of those RCN members in respect of the particular action, and advises what approaches they should take relating to their own contract of employment, while ensuring that they do not undermine the lawful industrial action taken by trade union colleagues.