Publications

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.

  • 7 Apr 2021

    Leaving No-One Behind

    Publication Code : 009 653

    In 2015 all UN member states adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This includes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which cover a broad range of issues and aim to deliver transformative change for all people in all countries by 2030. If applied together the SDGs address the broad range of factors that shape our health – the social determinants of health. This publication contains a number of case studies of RCN members which contextualise the Goals for nursing professionals, and to encourage our profession and decision makers to understand and support the contribution of nursing to achieving the SDGs.

  • 30 Mar 2021

    Multiple Births Midwife Standard

    Publication Code : 009 564

    Midwives have an essential role to play in delivering and co-ordinating care for women, partners and families who are experiencing a multiple pregnancy. This standard is intended to provide clear direction for commissioners and managers when creating roles to support best practice and policies in local service provision for women and their families. The skills and knowledge to provide this service are also outlined.

  • 29 Mar 2021

    Fair Pay for Nursing Colouring Sheet

    Publication Code : 009 685

    Colouring sheet for the #FairPayforNursing campaign

  • 25 Mar 2021

    RCN Wales Supplementary Evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body 2021-2022

    Publication Code : 009677

    RCN Wales supplementary evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body in order to inform its deliberations on the 2021-2022 pay round. 

  • 25 Mar 2021

    RCN Northern Ireland Supplementary Evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body 2021-2022

    Publication Code : 009676

    RCN Northern Ireland's supplementary evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body in order to inform its deliberations on the 2021-2022 pay round. 

  • 25 Mar 2021

    RCN Register of Interests 2021

    The purpose of this register is for members of RCN Council, Committees, Boards, external advisers and senior RCN staff to declare their interests outside of the RCN. We do this because they have a duty to act impartially and objectively, and to take steps to avoid any conflict of interest arising as a result of their membership of, or association with, other organisations or individuals.

  • 23 Mar 2021

    RCN Position Statement on Registered Nursing Associates (RNAs) Training in Cervical Screening

    Publication Code : 009 591

    The RCN recognises that RNAs carry out cervical screening, in line with national standards. Service and education providers should be confident that appropriate and relevant training and supervision is in place and aware that extra training may be required.

  • 15 Mar 2021

    The Role of the Link Nurse in Infection Prevention and Control

    Publication Code : 009595

    This resource aims to support link nurses, specialist teams, and managers who may be using or considering a link nurse system and specifically outlines the benefits of implementing link nurse roles for infection prevention and control (IPC). 

  • 10 Mar 2021

    RCN Reps guidance for holding virtual meetings

    Publication Code : 009 628

    Guidance for RCN Reps on how to use technology to hold meetings virtually so they can continue to deliver the high-quality experience our members expect.

  • 7 Mar 2021

    RCN Independent Review of Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Health Care Settings in the UK

    Publication Code : 009 627

    An independent review of guidelines for the prevention and control of COVID-19 in health care settings in the UK, and an evaluation and messages for future infection-related emergency planning.

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