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Action needed to spot sepsis

Action needed to spot sepsis

June 27, 2019

Action needed to spot sepsis, say nurses calling for national early-warning system for children as nursing staff and sepsis survivor call for investment in sepsis

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nurses help prevent mental health deaths

Nurses crucial in preventing early death for people with serious mental health

June 20, 2019

A new RCN report says nurses are best placed to help close the huge gap in life expectancy between people with serious mental illness and

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Glove Awareness Week 2019

Campaign raises awareness of inappropriate glove use

May 24, 2019

The RCN is asking all those involved in nursing and health care to think twice before using examination gloves when carrying out tasks. Every year

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RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards 2019 Launch

Launch of the RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards 2019

May 17, 2019

The Royal College of Nursing Wales is pleased to announce the official launch of the RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year Awards 2019 at

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International Nurses’ Day

Nurses’ Day invitation to cheer Florence’s vision

May 11, 2019

Calling all Richmond nurses – it’s time to celebrate good times! Sunday is International Nurses’ Day and members of our team are looking forward to

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Nursing in Care Homes

Cross Party Group examines Nursing in Care Homes

April 18, 2019

The recent meeting of the Cross-Party Assembly Group on Nursing, chaired by David Rees AM, focused on ‘Nursing in Care Homes: Views from the Frontline.’

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Nurses' Day

UK’s biggest nursing party to take place on Nurses’ Day on 12th May

April 12, 2019

The RCN has announced plans to help members collectively host the UK’s Biggest Nursing Party. Members are invited to hold workplace parties to celebrate Nurses’

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Men in Nursing

Men in nursing – tipping the gender balance

March 15, 2019

Nursing Times delves into the topic of men in nursing and explores whether the profession needs a more gender-balanced workforce. The issue has been highlighted

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New state-of-the-art maternity unit at Prince Charles Hospital

First look inside the new state-of-the-art maternity unit at Prince Charles Hospital

March 8, 2019

The neonatal and midwifery unit at Prince Charles Hospital has had a £6m revamp and it now provides a new state-of-the-art maternity unit. The changes

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Plans to replace University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff with new hospital are revealed

Plans to replace University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff with new hospital are revealed

February 15, 2019

There are plans to replace Wales’ largest hospital by 2030 as part of a shake-up of health services. NHS bosses want to create a new

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Hard-hitting issues set to be debated at RCN Congress

Hard-hitting issues set to be debated at RCN congress

February 8, 2019

Prostitution, child poverty and loneliness are among the hard-hitting issues set to be debated at this year’s RCN congress. Members attending this year’s RCN Congress

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Nurses recognised in New Year honours

Nurses recognised in New Year honours

January 18, 2019

RCN members are among many nursing professionals to receive New Year honours. Some of those awarded the honour are: Professor Jane Cummings (pictured above) has

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