This booklet aims to highlight to all pre-registration nursing students what their programme of study should offer around the health needs of people with a learning disability, increasing the students’ competence, regardless of what setting they work in.
The RCN's Career and Education Framework for Cancer Nursing for UK nursing staff is the first to incorporate cancer-specific nursing outcomes. The Framework and outcomes are intended to be used as part of professional, education and workforce development to support improvements in the delivery of high-quality care to people affected by cancer.
There are an increasing number of people in criminal justice settings who have multiple and complex health care needs. From time to time these people require attention in NHS settings outside prison/police custody. This guidance is aimed at nursing staff working in NHS settings and gives further support and advice to provide optimum care to this group of patients.
This revised competency framework describes professional criteria in the form of competencies required by experienced nurses when caring for a person with Parkinson’sand atypical Parkinsonian syndromes. Support for this publication was provided by Parkinson’s UK and Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Specialist Association (PDNSA)
New RCN UK-wide toolkit for members working in strategic decision-making roles or involved in forums around integrated care. The toolkit has a series of themed prompt questions for reflection and action. It will support members to provide confident nursing leadership to shape, deliver and monitor safe, quality and local integrated services.
This resource will support you to raise concerns wherever you work – in the NHS or independent sector - and whether you raise a concern as an individual or as part of a group.
This updated guidance was developed to support nurses, HCAs, and other health professionals in adult practice who may be asked by patients, or their families or carers, to become involved in assisting suicide. It covers the law on assisted suicide in the UK, as well as the law on advance decisions.
This updated publication provides a strategic vision for ophthalmic nursing and guidance on how ophthalmic nurses can help maintain and promote ocular health. It focuses on areas such as eye health, visual impairment and learning disabilities. Bayer provided an educational grant towards the update, print and dissemination of this publication.
This publication acts as a supplement to Female Genital Mutilation: An RCN Resource for Nursing and Midwifery Practice (2016) and focuses on professionals working in travel health services. Travel health organisations, clinics and health care professionals (HCPs) will find it useful as it highlights how important it is for processes within travel health settings to be reviewed to ensure services provide an effective safeguarding process around FGM.
This publication acts as a supplement to Female Genital Mutilation: An RCN Resource for Nursing and Midwifery Practice (2016) and focuses on professionals working in sexual health services such as sexual health clinics, genitourinary medicine clinics and children’s services.