The Royal College of Nursing has serious concerns regarding the manner in which sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) in England are being developed - in most cases with an unnecessary lack of openness and transparency.
The autumn/winter issue of Practice Matters, our newsletter for RCN members working in general practice in the South West, has been published.
The autumn/winter issue of In Touch, our newsletter for RCN members working in the independent sector in the South West, has been published.
Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group's preferred option for the future configuration of hospitals in Dorset will be put out to public consultation at the end of October. We urge Dorset RCN members and their friends and family to comment on the proposals when the public consultation is launched.
Recruitment problems already experienced by many NHS employers in the South West region could get worse, with thousands of nurses potentially affected by changes to EU immigration rules after Brexit.
In-Touch, RCN South West's newsletter for independent sector members, is now available.
The President of the Royal College of Nursing, Cecilia Anim, visited the Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital, The Chesterfield and met with RCN members working there.
The RCN and other unions have successfully achieved a delay in the implementation of increased car parking charges for staff working at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust until at least 1 April 2017, after which the trust has agreed to cap any rise in charges at 10p a day.
The RCN's newsletter for members working in general practice in the South West is now available to download.
A nurse from Weston Super Mare has been awarded the Ebola Medal for Service in West Africa. Malcolm Chalk undertook a week’s training before flying out to care for patients suffering from the deadly disease.
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