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Demands to show ‘resilience’ put greater pressure on nurses, congress told

Nurses struggling to cope in stressful workplaces are pressured by demands to show resilience

Congress demands mandatory sepsis training

RCN members back call for mandatory sepsis training after hearing survivor’s account

Multitude of nursing uniforms causing confusion in England

Congress discusses whether a national uniform should be introduced

Substance misuse: ‘Doctors have a support service and so should nurses’

Congress hears of initiative to offer psychological help for nursing staff

Bullying in the NHS: ‘Nurses must take collective responsibility to help tackle problem’

RCN congress hears nurses’ own accounts of workplace harassment

Nursing careers: website aims to demystify the range of jobs open to staff

Online resource explains progression opportunities for registrants and support workers

Congress votes to urge government into action over homelessness

RCN members discuss lack of social housing and making healthcare more accessible

RCN congress rejects call to create elected general secretary

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

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

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

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

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

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

Investment in district nurses needed as a matter of urgency – report

District nursing is key to success of NHS Long Term Plan – yet the workforce is shrinking

Nitrous oxide: nurses say young people must be warned about the risks of its use

RCN congress will hear that current legislation is not working

Strike action must always be an option for members, says RCN general secretary

Dame Donna Kinnair takes aim at politicians for forcing nurses to cope with workforce crisis

Congress backs call to lobby government to decriminalise prostitution

Sexual health nurse tells members this is the model backed by evidence – and sex workers

Nurses send a safe staffing message to Matt Hancock

Hundreds at RCN congress sign giant letter calling on health secretary to back law in England

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