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Challenging the conditions putting general practice nurses under pressure

Nurses being compelled to take on more hours and work must stand firm

Eric Teague-Hellon

2018 RCNi Nurse Awards: providing care for homeless people

Eric Teague-Hellon is a worthy winner of Primary Health Care’s community award category

Karen Storey

General practice nursing: focusing on the ten-point action plan to transform the...

Karen Storey reflects on her work at Health Education England and looks forward to fresh...


Primary care priorities: training, retaining and developing

The new year brings opportunities to reflect on where primary care is.

Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

Nurse Awards

Raise the profile of your nurse specialty by entering the 2018 RCNi Nurse Awards

The profession’s top accolade for nursing excellence is now open for 2018 entries.


Nurse-led services are the backbone of the NHS

Building a capacity in the community workforce was the focus of the Queen's Nursing...

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Tackling staff shortages means lifting the pay cap

After NHS England launched the Forward View to meet increasing demands, establishing that...

General practice nurse

Time for general practice nurses to be NHS employed?

The shift towards delivering healthcare at home must be fit for purpose, says Marie-Therese...


Cast your eye over the RCN election manifesto before you vote on 8 June

There is still time to make sure your local candidates have heard the message in the RCN...


We need better data on district nursing to safeguard services

District nurses provide a vital service to communities by reducing and avoiding hospital...

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious...


Use the power of the network

How you can make things happen through the power of networking.

RCN sets the bar high for advanced nursing status

It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems...

Reasons to be cheerful

Why a career in general practice is a rich and valuable one

There has never been a more exciting time to be a General Practice Nurse (GPN).

Nurses will benefit from NMC’s new approach to hearings

Overhauling procedure for fitness to practise cases will save money, says Graham Scott.