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Category list : RCN congress 2013

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  • whistle whistleblower

    One in four deterred from raising concernsSubscription

    News29 April, 2013

    Nearly a quarter of nurses have been discouraged or warned off raising concerns about patient care, according to a survey carried out for the Royal College of Nursing.

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    Trainee nurse drop-outs 'waste' £100mSubscription

    News25 April, 2013

    Calls to reduce the £100m “wasted” on trainee nurses who drop out before their course is over by requiring applicants to have some care experience have been rejected by the Royal College of Nursing.

  • bed rails dignity older person compassion restraint

    Restraint techniques need national accreditationSubscription

    News25 April, 2013

    Almost 100% of voting members at the Royal College of Nursing Congress have backed a resolution calling for national guidelines on restraint of patients.

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    Safe staffing tool for A&E launched by RCNSubscription

    News25 April, 2013

    A workforce planning tool to map staffing levels to dependency in emergency departments was launched yesterday at an evening fringe at the Royal College of Nursing annual congress.

  • RCN calls on Lords to reject 'privatisation'Subscription

    News24 April, 2013

    The Royal College of Nursing has called on the House of Lords to reject new rules on competition in the NHS being proposed by the government.

  • Lord Willis

    Willis: Give patients access to HCA training recordsSubscription

    News24 April, 2013

    Patients and relatives should be allowed to check the training records of healthcare assistants in a bid to make employers take more responsibility, an influential member of the House of Lords has said.

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    'At RCN Congress it's a real treat to speak in more than 140 characters' Subscription

    Opinion24 April, 2013

    Day two of RCN Cngress 2013 was a mixed bag of learning and meeting people.

  • Fall in HCA numbers, claims CollegeSubscription

    News24 April, 2013

    The number of healthcare assistants working in the NHS has fallen by  4,042 since 2010, figures highlighted today by the Royal College  of Nursing reveal.

  • '25,000 NHS jobs go in three years'

    '25,000 NHS jobs go in three years'Subscription

    News24 April, 2013

    Almost 25,000 NHS jobs have been axed in the last three years, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said.

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    Awards launched for members of RCN WalesSubscription

    News24 April, 2013

    The Royal College of Nursing in Wales officially launched its “Nurse of the Year” awards for 2013 on Monday.

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