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RCN elects new governing council

Thirteen members are set to take their seats on the RCN’s governing council in January

Personal finance guide for nursing students offers tips for how to make money go further

RCN Money Guide for Students shares tricks for canny money management

Always remember to ask yourself: ‘could this be sepsis’?

Sepsis survivor and former nurse practitioner’s message to healthcare professionals

Trust says its halving of nurse agency spend is due to introduction of workplace perks

Benefits such as free parking and swifter payments have improved staff retention

Fewer white mature students entering nursing courses

But boost to BME student numbers, despite removal of bursary in England

Government has told me to ‘bring nurses under control’ – RCN general secretary

Dame Donna Kinnair’s revelation comes as she urges nurses to keep speaking out about concerns

Nursing students play casualties in simulated terrorist incident

Training event allowed them ‘to develop their acute patient assessment skills’

Advanced clinical practitioners urged to join emergency medicine forum

An ACP forum will share best practice and ideas about improvements to training

RCN Nurse of the Year praised by prime minister

Taurai Matare met Boris Johnson during his publicity visit to London hospital

Strike ballot: RCN names the date for industrial action vote in Northern Ireland

Low pay and nurse staffing levels have left members ‘angry and disillusioned’

Cavell Nurses' Trust welcomes hospice to its staff welfare scheme

Cambridge Hospice will encourage staff facing hardship to use the programme

Prime minister tackled on nursing shortages by angry father during hospital visit

Omar Salem confronted prime minister Boris Johnson during a press visit to a London hospital

Nurses – be kinder to each other and patients will benefit, says NHS trust

New project urges staff to appreciate colleagues and check on their welfare

Safe nurse staffing campaign: RCN takes its fight to the public

College appeals for the public’s support in its bid to secure a safe staffing law in England

RCN demands action on bullying in Scottish health service

Parliamentary debate on the issue sparks call for culture change

Emergency department attendance is twice as high in most deprived areas

People in bottom 10% of poorest areas account for over half of emergency admissions

Front-line NHS staff brace themselves for winter crisis period

Data show emergency department and cancer treatment waiting times are going up

NMC receives 34 ‘qualifying’ whistleblowing disclosures in 2018-19

Report reveals how the nursing regulator dealt with whistleblowers’ concerns

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