RCN welcomes the Welsh Government announcement that Nurse Staffing Levels for Wales are to be extended but are disappointed that it doesn’t go far enough
The RCN welcomes the announcement that the NHS Wales Bursary scheme will continue for the 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 academic year. It is a shame that it is only a two- year extension to an essential funding stream for undergraduate nursing programmes
Progress and Challenge: The Implementation of the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016 provides detailed information on the Health Boards’ progress during the past 18 months.
Jean is honoured for striving for equality in health care in her work with asylum seekers.
RCN Wales believes the decision made by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to implement changes to nursing staff rotas will have a devastating impact on the morale of nurses and do little to address the very real problems faced by the Health Board of staff shortages and service pressures.
New figures show nursing vacancies are at critical levels.
Today RCN Wales has published a briefing on the state of the current nursing workforce in Wales. ‘The Nursing Workforce in Wales 2019’ provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the nursing workforce in the nation.
There is an absolute need to equate the importance of mental health and mental health service provision with physical health and physical health service provision. We call this parity of esteem.
BMA Cymru Wales and RCN Wales gave evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on an amendment to the proposed (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Welsh Government Bill.
An RCN strategy document reiterates the need for the Welsh government to develop effective workforce planning to ensure NHS Wales has enough nurses to provide safe care.
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