This summer, England witnessed high temperatures and long stretches of hot weather. For those living with long-term conditions or multiple medical problems, this meant additional support was required for illness exacerbated by heat. We set out to assess whether these support needs were associated with additional pressures put on the NHS in England this summer.
Violence and aggression in the NHS: Estimating the size and the impact of the problem – an interim report
This revised booklet defines the role of the endometriosis clinical nurse specialist (CNS) to enhance career opportunities, inform and enhance local practice, and establish a base line standard across the UK. There is also an Endometriosis factsheet available (007 240). Publication endorsed by Endometriosis UK.
A factsheet providing nurses with guidance on how to recognise symptoms, setting out pathways of care and signposts to useful online resources. Please read in conjunction with publication 007 239. Publication endorsed by Endometriosis UK.
Shortly after the 2016 referendum on membership of the EU the RCN highlighted the five key priorities to ensure that Brexit worked for nursing and did not negatively impact on health services in the UK. This overview outlines the issues.
This guidance has been developed to help nurses and care staff work effectively with issues of sexuality, intimate relationships, sexual expression and sex, particularly people living in care homes. Its aim is to facilitate learning, support best practice and serve as a resource to help nurses and care staff address the needs of older service users in a professional, sensitive, legal and practical way.
Library and Archive Service quarterly report July-September 2018
Immunisation programmes in the UK are one of the most successful public health strategies that are delivered by general practice nurses. This best practice pocket guide aims to provide a practical checklist to support general practice nurses in managing a childhood vaccine and immunisation clinic.
This document provides guidance and advice for nurses who are new to the Defence Medical Services. It includes information on developing your career, raising concerns and managing stress.
This Guide provides helpful tips for HCAs, HCSWs, APs and TNAs on how to stay on top of their finances. It provides advice on topics such as budgeting, work and benefits, childcare, dealing with a change in income, and affordable housing options. This is a shortened version of the Guide available to non-members. Members can access the full version by logging in to MyRCN.