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Mike Travis

RCN congress rejects call to create elected general secretary

Some members believe high-profile role should be split from that of college chief executive

Aimie Morgan

Appeal to nurses: ‘stick by colleagues if they’re caught up in a social media storm’

Staff in controversial care cases face abuse online – with even nurses joining in

Philip Cole

RCN congress rejects call to oppose clinical supervision by non-nurses

‘Siloed thinking would mean nurses miss out on valuable expertise’

Kath McCourt

Congress fringe: ‘RCN’s dual role of professional body and union only makes it stronger’

But college is failing to be a trade union for nurse academics, meeting told

Andrea Spyropoulos

Members divided over whether college should rejoin ICN

International Council of Nurses ‘offers RCN a global seat’, but some question its function

Nurses best-placed to talk to families about DNAR orders, congress hears

Nurses best-placed to talk to families about ‘do not attempt resuscitation’ congress hears

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Congress Audience

RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

'Shocking' disparity seen in nursing workforce race equality

Overview of race equality data for England is a huge wake-up call for senior nurses

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Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Race-equality

Government-backed expert panel set up to improve race equality

Nurse managers at every level should ensure they stop discrimination and support fair...

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NHS Long Term Plan is big on ambition, so why is it short of nurses’ support?

Critics say the 10-year strategy cannot succeed until the NHS staffing crisis is resolved

Long term

NHS Long Term Plan ‘guarantees’ shifting resources from hospitals to community

'Historic' publication promises to reshape health service around the ‘changing needs of...

Clinical update

Intermediate care

Intermediate care and reablement

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines on...

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Multiple morbidities assessment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released its new guidelines...

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Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Capnography

Clinical update: monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery

New standards on patient monitoring require hospitals to provide capnography throughout...

Cliff Kilgore

Multiple morbidities assessment

People with multiple morbidities need a tailored approach to care, according to a new...

Sepsis

Clinical update: Sepsis

Clinical update on new NICE guidline on sepsis

Policy briefing

Glove awareness week

Correct use of gloves and how to protect your skin

RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin

Safeguarding framework will help nurses protect their patients

RCN sets out competencies for healthcare staff in relation to adult safeguarding

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Animals in healthcare

A new RCN protocol supports nurses in planning to bring dogs safely into care homes and...

NEWS

Updated National Early Warning Score

In December 2017, the Royal College of Physicians updated the National Early Warning Score...

Staff retention: employers advised to listen more to nurses

New guidance on staff retention from NHS Improvement encourages employers to listen to...

WiFi

Emergency department standards

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

Podcast

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Amor Palada

Hear how a nurse-led acute response team dramatically reduced cardiac arrest

Series 3 Episode 6: Nurse practitioner Amor Palada talks about preventing cardiac arrest

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Daniel Gooding

Reaching out to nursing students via the internet

Series 3 Episode 4: how the online Student Nurse Project is connecting students nationwide...

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Baroness Mary Watkins

Nursing Standard podcast: Could parliament's Brexit chaos be the catalyst for...

Episode 7 of the Nursing Standard podcast has an interview with nurse peer Baroness Mary...

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Nursing Standard podcast: Agile working

Tissue viability nurse Debbie Wickens takes us on her rounds

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Nursing student bursary was ‘far from ideal,’ says nurse MP Maria Caulfield

The nursing student bursary should not be championed as the best way to train nurses and new...

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'Integrate the four fields of nursing,' leading academic tells the Nursing...

A two-stream system should be introduced to replace the four fields, nurse leader tells...

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Wales offers a great quality of life for the newly qualified nurse

Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the...

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Sian Thomas

Working in Wales can really take you places in your career

Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016...

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Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our...

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The Cambian Group: Nursing you can truly believe in

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RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

The largest nursing recruitment and career advice events in the UK

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