The RCN has launched a UK-wide survey of its members on the principle of removing criminal sanctions from termination of pregnancy. This is commonly known as decriminalisation of abortion. This briefing paper provides some background to the debate around decriminalisation and will help you to answer the survey.
Following two reports from the RCN last year,we asked frontline we asked frontline nursing staff how the 40,000 shortfall in health and care affects their day-to-day care of patients. With those powerful testimonies still echoing - and being added to each day – the report explains in part how England got to this point.
This follow-up report presents findings of a Freedom of Information (FOI) survey on waste management by NHS trusts in England. The survey was conducted by the RCN in spring 2017.
This guide is for RCN members who would like to write an informal piece about something affecting nursing or their specialty through the RCN’s blog pages. It gives clear instruction on how to start a blog, what to include and how to get it published online.
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.
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.
Position statement from the RCN on Termination of Pregnancy (Induced Abortion)
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.
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.
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.