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.

  • 28 Jan 2020

    TB Case Management Forms

    Publication Code : 009 040

    These forms were originally published as appendices in A Case Management Tool for TB Prevention, Care and Control in the UK in 2019 (006 194) and have now been extracted for download and use by nurses in managing and caring for patients with TB. 

  • 28 Jan 2020

    Medicines Management

    Publication Code : 009 018

    This publication provides an overview to direct nurses to the most appropriate information to support specific needs. It can be used by education and learning facilitators in practice to support robust training and competence development in medicines management.  

  • 28 Jan 2020

    Reps Campaign Resource Pack

    Publication Code : 009 034

    These resource packs can be used to help RCN reps develop their campaign strategy and tactics. 

  • 28 Jan 2020

    RCN Style guide

    Publication Code : 007 946

    A style guide is a set of standards for the writing, formatting and design of documents. These standards should be applied to all written documents and digital channels across the RCN.   Our guide includes guidance on writing about the RCN, punctuation, referencing, capitals, dates and numbers, typography, language use, and much more. This will help all staff and members achieve best practice and brand consistency for all our print, email and digital channels.    

  • 27 Jan 2020

    Library and Archive Service quarterly report July-September 2019

    Publication Code : 009073

    Library and Archive Service quarterly report July-September 2019

  • 23 Jan 2020

    Futureproofing Community Children’s Nursing

    Publication Code : 007 844

    This guidance is for health care professionals, service providers and those involved with planning and commissioning services. It sets out the RCN’s perspective on contemporary and future children and young people’s nursing services in the home and community setting. It also underlines the increasingly crucial role played by community children’s nurses as they provide integrated care closer to home. It explores the legislative and policy agenda, defines the role of the CCN, sets out the core principles of providing care, considers variations in how the needs of families are assessed across the four countries of the UK and outlines examples of current models of care and service delivery.  

  • 22 Jan 2020

    RCN Nursing Education in Termination of Pregnancy Services

    Publication Code : 007 959

    This report outlines the results from an online survey conducted by the RCN, across the Termination of Pregnancy services in England, Wales and Scotland, to assess the current and future education requirements of nurses, midwives and non-registered health care support workers. It provides an outline career pathway and recommendations for the future education and training needs of those providing nursing care in this health care sector.  

  • 7 Jan 2020

    Joint Union Submission to the NHS Pay Review Body 2020-21

    Publication Code : 009047

    This submission focuses on the implementation of the pay agreement in England whilst providing commentary on recruitment, retention and motivation trends.

  • 7 Jan 2020

    A Safety Representative's Resource: Staffing for Safe and Effective Care

    Publication Code : 007722

    This resource has been developed by safety representatives, for safety representatives. It will support us to recognise health and safety problems linked to unsafe staffing levels, from poor moving and handling practice to missed breaks and long working hours. This document recognises the role that learning representatives and stewards can take and how we can work together as a team. It also recognises the supporting role of RCN staff when we are faced with challenging issues or organisations that don’t act on our findings.

  • 7 Jan 2020

    RCN Submission to the Pay Review Body 2020-21

    Publication Code : 009046

    This year’s submission from the Royal College of Nursing to the Pay Review Body sets out to support the joint union submission.

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