Read the latest opinions from the RCN in Wales
26 Mar 2021
It’s time to make fundamental changes to how secondary and specialist mental health and learning disability services are delivered in Wales
11 Mar 2021
Nicky Hughes, RCN Wales Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations), talks about nursing pay - and the simple actions our members can take to get involved in the RCN's #FairPayForNursing campaign.
5 Mar 2021
Richard Jones MBE, newly-elected Chair of the RCN Wales Board, shares his vision for the next two years
16 Feb 2021
Nicky Hughes, Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations), RCN Wales, talks about the RCN Valuing Nursing Week, which runs from 15 - 19 February 2021
9 Feb 2021
Since the start of the pandemic the RCN has been demanding that nurses, nursing support workers and nursing students are kept safe in whatever work setting they practice.
18 Jan 2021
This year is our chance to tell the PR industry who use Blue Monday to promote products, be that, holidays or a variety of wellbeing products that we intend to rename this depressing day as “Mindful Monday”.
13 Jan 2021
This week, on 11 January we celebrated International Thank You Day which provides a chance to show appreciation to the people who make our lives better and happier.
25 Nov 2020
White Ribbon Day 2020 falls on Wednesday 25 November and will again seek to raise awareness of domestic violence against women. A campaign originally targeting men and boys in Canada to raise awareness of violence against women and promote healthy relationships, White Ribbon Day now has global recognition.
24 Nov 2020
The impact of Domestic Abuse on an individual’s mental health is known to have a significant impact and can result in severe anxiety and depression but what is less discussed is its prevalence for those experiencing psychosis, mood disorders, substance misuse, life threatening self-harming behaviour and suicide. Whether being the victim of domestic abuse or witnessing it within the home the long-term impact can be catastrophic.
20 Nov 2020
Nicky Hughes, Associate Director of Nursing (Employment Relations) reflects on RCN Wales' Nurse of the Year awards and looks ahead to the RCN's first Nursing Support Workers' Day celebrations.