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  • 17 Jan 2018

    Meeting Health Needs in Educations and other Community Settings

    Publication Code : 006 634

    A guide for members who have a responsibility to plan for, or are required to safely meet the health needs for children and young people (CYP) in various settings.

  • 9 Jan 2018

    RCN Termination of Pregnancy (Induced Abortion)

    Publication Code : 006685

    Position statement from the RCN on Termination of Pregnancy (Induced Abortion)

  • 9 Jan 2018

    Consent for organ and tissue donation after death

    Publication Code : 006698

    This briefing is intended to provide background information to RCN members across the UK who wish to complete the RCN survey on consent for organ and tissue donation after death. The survey will be open from 15 January to 11 February 2018.

  • 18 Dec 2017

    The UK nursing labour market review 2017

    Publication Code : 006 625

    This is the 2017 report providing a review of the UK nursing labour market, looking at recent data and trends for nursing staff working in the health sector across the UK, drawing out differences, similarities and challenges across the four UK countries.

  • 18 Dec 2017

    Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

    Publication Code : 006605

    This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities.

  • 13 Dec 2017

    Tuberculosis Nurse Competency Framework for TB Prevention, Care and Control

    Publication Code : 006193

    This framework has been developed in response to the Review of the Tuberculosis Nurse Workforce in England published in 2015, to support the nursing workforce deliver TB prevention, care and control. The work on this framework was developed through a national group pulled together through Public Health England and led by an independent consultant funded by NHS England.

  • 4 Dec 2017

    Getting it Right for Children and Young People

    Publication Code : 006507

    Ensuring that all of those caring for children and young people are able to meet their needs is essential. The GP, general practice nurse, and registered nurses in first contact services, ie, walk-in centres/out-of-hours provision may be the first point of contact for families around health care issues. This toolkit will support nurses working outside of hospital settings in providing care to children and young people.

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Reasonable adjustments: the peer support service guide for members affected by disability in the workplace

    Publication Code : 006 595

    Guidance from the RCN peer support service for members who are working in health care who are specifically affected by disability or ill health.

  • 27 Nov 2017


    Publication Code : 006 329

    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 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 and supported by grants from Besins Healthcare (UK) Ltd and Sylk UK Ltd.

  • 20 Nov 2017

    Competences: an education and training competence framework for administering medicines intravenously to children and young people

    Publication Code : 006302

    This education and training competence framework for administering medicines intravenously to children and young people was first published in 2005. It has been revised in 2017 to reflect a number of current political and professional issues and initiatives. The framework describes the theoretical and practical competences and overall indicative content for education and training programmes for administering medicines intravenously to children and young people.

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