This publication highlights the specific needs of children and young people undergoing day surgery, outlining pre- and post-operative aspects of care and preparation, parental involvement and facilitating discharge.
The Royal College of Nursing's written representation to the government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in September 2020.
Download our winter wellbeing poster to put up in your workplace to help you and your colleagues stay healthy this winter. Further information about #BeatTheFlu can be found here: www.rcn.org.uk/beat-the-flu
Information for RCN representatives about the RCN Fair Pay For Nursing campaign.
To provide support and advice to women it is important that health care professionals understand the changes that women face at the time of their menopause and the issues related to improving health after menopause. This updated publication aims to help health care professionals gain awareness of the menopause and the safety and efficacy of modern therapy options available. This publication is endorsed by the British Menopause Society.
Domestic abuse is a significant safeguarding issue in all societies and is a challenge for everyone. This guidance has been reviewed and updated (previously in pocket guide format) in response to the recognition by the RCN of the need for nurses, midwives and health care support workers and all health care professionals to have an understanding of the impact of the domestic abuse of patients, clients and colleagues.
Domestic abuse is both complex and commonplace, and impacts on everyone, either personally or professionally. This publication outlines the RCN’s position on domestic abuse and our work to raise awareness of the issue amongst health care professionals. It also includes details of resources for further information.
More than 40 million people are trapped in modern slavery across the globe. This guidance (previously in pocket guide format) has been reviewed and updated to help nurses and midwives identify victims of slavery and help people find the assistance and support they need.
This publication provides guidance on the issue of Conscientious Objection for nurses, midwives and nursing associates, and is an update to our 2013 Position Statement on Termination of Pregnancy (Induced Abortion) (RCN 2013).
Sitting within the Healthy Workplaces campaign, this updated publication provides guidance to RCN Reps when working with colleagues going through the menopause. The document discusses symptoms, workplace policies, and recommendations for changes to both work patterns and the work environment.