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  • 19 Oct 2017

    The Value of Reps: In Our Own Words

    Publication Code : 006238

    This book showcases the work of RCN accredited representatives. In the summer of 2017, a group of reps from all four corners of the UK were invited to share their experiences and feelings. This book features their stories, told in their own words. One half of the book focuses on the many ways in which reps help members and organisations, while the other half looks at how being a rep has changed their own lives for the better.

  • 11 Oct 2017

    RCN Ethical Impact Assessment Tool

    Publication Code : 006499

    This RCN ethical impact assessment tool will help you decide on a course of action or planning a piece of work by answering a series of questions.

  • 29 Sep 2017

    Safe and Effective Staffing: Nursing Against the Odds

    Publication Code : 006415

    Following on from the publication of Safe and Effective Staffing: the Real Picture in May 2017, the RCN launched a survey of nursing and midwifery staff in the UK. The survey asked people about their last shift or day worked in health or social care. Over 30,000 responses were received in just two weeks, providing insight into staff experiences and staffing levels across the UK. The findings provide a strong voice from nursing staff, clearly describing the impact that poor staffing has on both patient care and their own wellbeing. Some of the experiences and stories shared via the survey have been included throughout the report.

  • 13 Sep 2017

    Response to the NMC consultations on pre-registration standards and education

    Publication Code : 006447

    This publication contains the RCN's responses to the series of consultations focusing on changes to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards to enable registered nurses to better serve the population health needs for future generations.

  • 8 Sep 2017

    The RCN Money Guide for HCAs, HCSWs, APs, Trainee Nursing Associates and Nursing Apprentices

    Publication Code : 006177

    This Guide provides helpful tips for HCAs, HCSWs, APs, trainee nursing associates and nursing apprentices 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.

  • 6 Sep 2017

    RCN Guide to Revalidation for Employers: Mitigating the Risks to Your Business

    Publication Code : 006091

    In this useful guide we aim to outline in practical terms how employers can support and encourage nurses who must revalidate. This will give employers the assurance that their nurses are registered and can continue to practise.

  • 5 Sep 2017

    Assessing, managing and monitoring biologic therapies for inflammatory arthritis

    Publication Code : 005579

    Updated (2017) guidance for rheumatology specialist practitioners and the wider health care team on assessing, managing and monitoring biologic therapies for inflammatory arthritis.

  • 1 Sep 2017

    Accountability and Delegation

    Publication Code : 006465

    Guidance on accountability and delegation for the nursing team.

  • 23 Aug 2017

    AN RCN Toolkit for School Nurses

    Publication Code : 006316

    This toolkit provides school nurses with information, examples of good practice, templates and useful websites to support and develop professional practice. It considers varying policy and practice which applies across the UK and the range of settings in which school nurses work.

  • 21 Aug 2017

    The Student Money Guide

    Publication Code : 006287

    This Guide provides comprehensive advice for nursing and midwifery students on funding, benefits and housing as well as tips on saving money and budgeting.

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