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The RCN 1h
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must also nurses by investing at least £1bn into nursing higher education. Help us make this a political priority by joining our campaign today:
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The RCN 1h
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There are 40,000 registered nurse vacancies in the NHS in England alone. must take urgent action to end the workforce crisis in England to ensure our patients receive the best possible care. Join our campaign:
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The RCN 1h
The silence from candidates on their commitments to nursing staff and how they plan to grow and develop our health and care workforce to achieve the NHS Long Term Plan is deafening.
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The RCN 2h
must commit to reversing cuts to public health budgets, invest in educating more registered nurses, and ensure safe and effective care for the most vulnerable.
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The RCN 2h
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Over 10,000 EU nursing staff have left the profession because has created a storm of uncertainty. As vacancies in the NHS and social care reach new heights, we need our dedicated EU nurses here to give safe & effective care to patients.
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The RCN 2h
We need to commit to calling for a on the final Brexit deal. Nursing staff and patients must have the opportunity to make an informed choice on decisions that will affect the care our loved ones receive now and in the future.
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The RCN 3h
Ahead of tonight’s debate, some RCN members have written to the six candidates in the race for leadership asking them to prioritise nursing. You can read the letter here:
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The RCN 3h
Tonight we're tuning in to at 8pm to watch . We hope to hear commitments from all candidates that they will stand up for nursing staff and protect the patients you care for. Watch live:
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The RCN 3h
Our nursing career resource will help registered nurses to understand the wide variety of opportunities within health and care, and to plan your career more effectively.
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The RCN 6h
Join the on Saturday 19 October for the RCN Flight Nursing Workshop, 'Going global: Safety… Let’s think beyond the patient.' Book your place now at
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The RCN 7h
. also called for increased support for student nurses and asked if it is time to reintroduce the nursing bursary and end tuition fees (2/2)
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The RCN 7h
Fantastic to see echoing our call for legislation for safe staffing in England and asking the Secretary of State to follow Wales and Scotland’s example (1/2)
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The RCN 8h
Take a look at our sexual health education directory highlighting the training and qualification requirements for nursing and midwifery staff working in sexual health and HIV care. Produced with support from
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The RCN 9h
Right now, there are almost 40,000 registered nurse vacancies in England alone. Sign up to receive monthly emails with quick and easy online actions you can take to help end the workforce crisis in England:
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The RCN 11h
The Healthy workplace toolkit looks at work-life balance, dignity at work, health & safety, job design and learning & development, to support reps to create healthy working environments.
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Sian Kiely 11h
At the Royal College of Nursing we’re proud to champion equality & diversity Getting ready to celebrate this Sat 22 Jun Meet to March with our banner & for This is Me Festival
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The RCN 12h
Last week, we emailed RCN Reps to let them know that applications are now open for the UK Joint Representatives’ Conference. We're sorry there was a problem with the link but this has now been fixed and you can apply here 👇
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The RCN 14h
Watch our mindfulness based video for nursing staff starting their working day. The video aims to help you be present to your surroundings and colleagues and place an intention for the day ahead
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The RCN Jun 17
“Walking back after attending to a patient, I’ve suddenly felt dizzy, nauseous – it’s almost like the world has zoomed out.” J explains how fumes from psychoactive drugs like spice are putting prison nursing staff at risk.
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The RCN Jun 17
Replying to @Henriettaspoon
Hi Hetty Please also report this to Twitter as they will take action. Many thanks April.
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