Policy briefing

Fertility preservation

A briefing on new RCN guidance on fertility preservation.

Scotland's new mental health strategy ...

Read our policy briefing on the Scottish government's new ten-year mental health strategy.

Spirituality and care in the last days of life

Nurses should ask dying adults about their spiritual beliefs and cultural preferences,...

Police use of restraint in mental health and learning disability settings

Policy briefing on new guidance on police use of physical restraint in mental health and...

Responding to a request to hasten death

The RCN has published updated guidance on assisted suicide.

Policy briefing: combating racism in the NHS

Trade union Unite has issued a policy briefing on a new toolkit to combat racism in the NHS

Policy briefing: fair care for trans people

Read our policy briefing on new RCN guidance on how nurses can meet the needs of transgender

Policy briefing: personal safety when working alone

Read our essential guide to new RCN guidance on how nurses can stay safe when working alone.

Our commitment to you for end of life care

Government's response to the Choice Review sheds new light on the commitments made to

Policy update: childhood obesity

Your essential guide to the government's strategy