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Motion to reduce practice hours defeated at congress

A motion calling for a reduction in clinical placement hours for nursing students was...

Nurse debriefings are 'crucial' but doubts raised over timing...

Nurse debriefing sessions can be an effective way to provide psychological support and to...

‘More research for autism,’ say nurses across disciplines

Increase research into autism spectrum conditions, urge nurses.

‘NHS still the fairest way to deliver healthcare’

Resolution passed at RCN congress declares UK system still offers the fairest method of...

Children’s health put at risk as public health funding plummets, warns RCN

Cuts to crucial health services are jeopardising the health of England’s children and young...

Wellness should be a focus for nurses, congress told

The NHS focus on illness rather than wellness could be ‘disabling patients’, delegates tell...

Nurses treated like ‘dirt’ by government, says Tim Farron

Nurses are being treated ‘like dirt’ by the government, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron...

Corbyn pledges bursaries and safe staffing legislation

Plus EU citizens working in NHS will be given right to remain, Labour leader has pledged.

‘Employers must give nurses time for training’

Some employers are withholding pay increments from nurses who do not complete statutory and...

Risk to patients if nursing education not better funded, say nurses

There is ‘a real and significant’ risk to patients if nursing education is not properly...

'Poor shift patterns and missed breaks'

Nurses raise concerns over the way night and day shifts run into each other.

Labour and Lib Dem leaders to address RCN congress

Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron will today address delegates in Liverpool and take questions...

Janet Davies in call for safe staffing leglislation

General secretary's address to RCN congress

Make your voices heard over pay, urges RCN president Cecilia Anim

RCN president Cecilia Anim has urged nurses to make their voices heard following the...

Results of RCN pay poll revealed

The result of the RCN pay poll of members working in the NHS has resulted in an overwheming...

RCN warning over unfilled nursing posts

NHS 'relying on goodwill of staff'

Awards and impassioned speech kick off RCN congress 2017

Nurses should not be reduced to using foodbanks, said Cecilia Anim in an impassioned speech...

Andy Burnham in tuition fees pledge

The cap on nurse pay must be lifted and nurse bursaries reintroduced, Greater Manchester...

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