RCN Congress 2019
Resilience is the “mask” that nurses are forced to wear because of workplace pressures and demands, members of the profession have warned during a discussion at the Royal College of Nursing congress this week.
The enduring sexualisation of nurses must end to keep them safe from harassment in the workplace, union members have warned.
Thousands of nurses have signed a letter to health and social care secretary Matt Hancock calling on him to back their campaign for safe staffing legislation in England.
Nurses have demanded urgent action to safeguard the human rights of people with learning disabilities, in the wake of a new care scandal.
Nurses are divided over whether England should follow the lead of the other UK countries and introduce a national uniform.
Nurses have called on the UK governments to do more to tackle child poverty to help ease some of the pressure on the NHS.
Plans are underway to set up a new nursing network to support healthcare staff with substance misuse problems.
Nurses were moved to tears today as they stood up to share their experiences of “deplorable” bullying at the hands of their colleagues.
Nursing staff need better training in identifying sepsis, warn leading nurses, who are speaking out to coincide with a powerful patient presentation at the Royal College of Nursing’s annual conference.
The role of the registered nurse in adult social care is marred by damaging myths that must be debunked in order to address workforce shortages, leaders in the sector have urged.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted against a proposal to review the joint nature of the chief executive and general secretary roles.
Nursing leaders from across the UK have come together to discuss safe staffing legislation with those working on the frontline at this year’s Royal College of Nursing congress.
New data is needed to demonstrate the true value of a district nursing service looking at “positive outcomes” that often go unnoticed such as how many patients receive end of life care in their own homes, leaders have urged.
The dangers of nitrous oxide – often known as laughing gas – are poorly understood, despite a change in the law, according to nurses on the third anniversary of the ban.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted to call upon the RCN council to lobby governments across the UK to decriminalise prostitution.
The Royal College of Nursing has awarded fellowships to nine leading figures from the profession at the beginning of its annual congress.
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has pledged that she will “not stop” until ministers take decisive action to end the workforce crisis.
Keep up with everything happening at the RCN Congress 2019. Journalists from Nursing Times will be reporting live from Liverpool throughout the conference