The apprenticeship route into nursing has great potential but it must be properly funded
Above-inflation pay deal is a victory for NHS nurses and deserves support
Short staffing is a year-round problem that hits even harder in winter. We need a commitment to safe staffing levels and more investment in nursing across health and social care, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies
Janet Davies applauds the recommendations from a cross-party group of MPs about time for breaks and handovers, pay rises and other improvements
Campaigning for safe staffing legislation and ensuring a pay rise for all will be the top priorities in 2018, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies
More funding to train nursing associates and graduate apprentices is welcome, but developing and retaining current staff is equally important, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies.
Providing students with a safe environment in which to learn and grow will ensure nursing continues to be a dynamic, innovative and highly skilled profession, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies.
With new technology, changing environments and workforce shortages, a lot has changed since Nursing Standard launched in 1987, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies.
Every student cohort brings new life, talent and possibilities to the nursing profession. Welcome to one of the most exciting, diverse and fulfilling careers this country has to offer, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies.
If the government doesn’t scrap the cap, nurses will be driven away, costs will be driven up and the quality and safety of care will be driven down, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies.
As the RCN gears up for a summer of protest, college chief executive Janet Davies has a strong message for the new government: scrap the 1% pay cap for 2018 or we will ballot our members on strike action.
The RCN’s general election manifesto is calling on all political parties to value nursing and healthcare, but nurses have a part to play too, says RCN chief executive Janet Davies.