The Royal College of Nursing has this week pledged to continue to work to close its gender pay gap, which it said was mainly the result of employing more men in senior positions.
Working conditions and morale must be improved for prison nurses, who are operating within a service that is in crisis, members of the Royal College of Nursing have warned.
Training on suicide prevention should be seen as important as learning life support skills, according to nurses who have highlighted a lack of education and awareness among the profession.
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Nurses are being denied training opportunities that keep them up to date in their clinical practice due to a combination of winter pressures, staff shortages and funding cuts, the Royal College of Nursing has warned in a new report.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing attending its annual conference in Belfast have today voted to support a referendum on the final Brexit deal.
Nurses who work in prisons are being harmed and put at risk by a surge in the use of the psychoactive drug known as Spice, says the Royal College of Nursing, which has called for stronger safeguards.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched the first ever nationwide protocol for working with animals in healthcare, in a bid to encourage more hospitals to explore the benefits of animal therapy.
The Royal College of Nursing’s leader has said the organisation will look into concerns about the way the NHS pay deal has been communicated to its members, following claims that the union has “misrepresented” the offer.
The Royal College of Nursing will look at the possibility of including nurse-to-patient ratios in its campaign for staffing legislation but will not necessarily call for all parts of the UK to adopt the same laws, its chief executive has revealed.
Staffing shortages in sexual health clinics have led to a drop in testing, as hard-pressed nurses admit they have been forced to turn people away, shows a new report from the Royal College of Nursing.
Lack of investment in health visiting and school nursing services risks harming children’s health warns the Royal College of Nursing, which has again called for urgent action to address an ongoing decline in these specialist early intervention roles.
The Royal College of Nursing is to demand safe nurse staffing legislation in all parts of the UK in a new campaign it will launch this autumn, the organisation’s chief executive has announced.
The Royal College of Nursing has written to the government calling for the pay proposals currently being consulted on by NHS staff to be extended to those working in social care, the private sector and primary care.
Basic nursing care like helping people go to the toilet, providing pain relief and preventing pressure ulcers is not getting done, because of staffing shortages, warn nurses.
Nurses from overseas should be exempt from extra healthcare charges, says the Royal College of Nursing, which has warned that the policy is “tearing families apart”.
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