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RCN Foundation offers nurses up to £5,000 in bursaries

Nurses can apply for grants and awards in a range of activities that support their learning...

Nurses are too afraid to report medication errors, says Hunt

Electronic prescribing to be expanded after errors report

Labour tables motion to challenge nursing bursary axe

The Labour party is seeking to force MPs to take part in a vote following anger at the news...
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Last chance to enter RCNi Nurse Awards 2018

Only a few hours remain to enter the most prestigious awards in the nursing profession.

Nurse vacancies in England down in Oct-Dec but stay above 10%,  first official figures...

Nurse vacancy rates in England fell in the last three months of 2017 but remain above 10%...

New app aims to tackle obesity among nurses

Tool helps nurses to set realistic goals for a healthy lifestyle

RCN welcomes plan to double NHS volunteers

A scheme aimed at doubling the number of volunteers working in the NHS by 2021 has been...

Nurses invited to meet Prince Charles at palace  reception

Nurses from across the UK have been invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace in March...

Duchess of Cambridge to launch Nursing Now

Three-year campaign aims to boost the status of nursing around the world

New archive celebrates history of intrepid district nurses

An archive celebrating community nursing and covering the more than 150 years since the...

Could YOU be RCN Nurse of the Year 2018?

Last few days to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards, the profession's top accolade, as the February...

RCN’s Janet Davies warns ‘there is so much to sort’ regarding Brexit’s implications for...

College’s general secretary tells forum that many unforeseen challenges may yet present...

NMC publishes draft list of required nurse associate skills

A list of proposed skills for nursing associates has been published by the Nursing and...

Unions protest against Gloucestershire trust’s plan to transfer NHS staff to subsidiary...

Spokesperson for Unite says 750 staff will ‘face threats to their employment’

RCN launches membership survey on decriminalising termination of pregnancy

The college's UK-wide survey of its members will help to inform its position on the the...

Spike in norovirus cases sees soaring number of hospital beds closed

A spike in cases of norovirus led to more than 800 hospital beds being closed per day in...
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Will new nursing models herald parity for nurses in primary care?

A new report, published in Primary Health Care, suggests alternatives to improve leadership...

Nurse’s alert system helps carers spot pressure ulcer warning signs

Personalised alert cards for patients, carers and family members give specific instructions...

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