Policy briefings, parliamentary briefings and consultation responses on the issues that matter to nursing staff
On Thursday 16th January, MPs will debate the Government’s plans for health and care over the course of the next parliamentary session. Our briefing sets out what nurses need and expect action on from the new Government and that we hope that the NHS Long Term Plan Bill for England will include accountability for safe staffing across all health and care settings.
The Scottish Government is taking forward four national mental health initiatives with which the RCN is closely involved. The RCN is delighted that mental health is getting renewed attention, with a real emphasis on improving services and embedding the rights of people using them.
RCN response to the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) Consultation on Strategic Themes.
RCN submission to the Health and Social Care Select Committee's inquiry on Implementing the NHS long-term plan.
RCN Response to the Department of Health and Social Care's (DHSC) consultation on NHS Pension Scheme: Pension Flexibility.
The report of findings from the RCN's survey of members in Scotland in 2019. The RCN received 1,916 responses from Scotland out of a total of 8,307 responses across the UK. This survey is the latest in a long running series undertaken with RCN members, including registered nurses and health care support workers.
RCN response to the Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC) consultation on the salary threshold and points-based system (PBS) commission.
RCN Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Local Government and Communities Committee call for Views on the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill.
RCN Scotland's response to the final stage consultation on the Independent Review of Learning Disability and Autism in the Mental Health Act.
In July 2019, the Government published a Green Paper on prevention; ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’ and corresponding consultation. The RCN welcomes this important Green Paper and the ambition to make the prevention of ill health a priority for government. We set out here our responses to the questions presented in the Green Paper.