A guide to steps to take following an accident at work, and how to make a personal injury claim.
Advice for nursing staff involved in aesthetic or cosmetic procedures.
A guide for agency workers which includes information about employment status, rights and health checks.
Information on Agenda for Change terms and conditions including sick pay, pay on appointment, pay progression, leave, overtime, maternity and reckonable service.
This checklist for provides advice on preparing for a constructive appraisal or performance review.
Information on annual leave and holiday pay entitlements.
A guide for healthcare staff who work on a staff bank.
An advice guide for RCN members experiencing bullying and harassment at work.
A guide for RCN members who have had their work cancelled.
An advice guide for nurses and nursing staff on capability, performance standards, appraisals and reviews.
A guide for RCN members on what to do if your employer is seeking to make changes to shifts and shift patterns.
A guide for RCN members listing authoritative resources on confidentiality.
A guide for members on confirmation or verification of death by registered nurses.
This checklist for RCN members will help you assess a new contract of employment before you sign it.
A guide for RCN members on written and verbal contracts, terms and conditions, contract changes, changes to shifts and cancellation of work.
A guide for members on copyright; including ownership, duration, infringement and enforcement.
An advice guide covering our most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and your rights in the workplace.
An advice guide covering the position of nursing and midwifery students during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
A guide on data protection and monitoring at work.
A guide for nurses and nursing staff on defamation.
A guide for nursing staff on disability and the Equality Act 2010.
A guide about disciplinary processes covering suspension, investigations, hearings, penalties and appeals.
A guide for RCN members on criminal record checks.
A guide on protected characteristics, types of discrimination and what you should do if you feel you are being discriminated against at work.
Information on pay and discrimination and what to do if you think you are being discriminated against.
A guide on dismissal including information about types of dismissal and employment tribunal time limits.
A guide for nurses and nursing staff on the duty of candour.
Information on the duty of care covering definitions, emergency situations and conflict with employer's instructions.
A guide for nursing staff covering employment tribunals, County Court, the Sheriffs Court (Scotland) and the small claims procedure.
A guide to fixed term contracts for nurses and nursing staff.
A guide to flexible working options and the application process.
A guide for nursing staff on what to consider when offered a gift and when asked to sign a Will.
A guide for nursing staff on grievances and how to approach disputes at work.
Advice and information to help you if you have health and safety concerns at work.
A guide for nurses and nursing staff on ill health retirement under the NHS pension scheme.
A guide for nurses and nursing staff on Coroner's Inquest and Fatal Accident Inquiries.
A guide to the investigation process, including how to prepare and possible outcomes.
A guide for nurses and nursing staff who have been asked to attend jury service.
A guide for RCN members on legal support available for matters which occurred outside membership.
This maternity toolkit is designed to provide you with all the information you need about maternity leave, pay, changing employment and your rights on returning to work. This resource is to be used in conjunction with the pregnancy toolkit which covers all our pregnancy related FAQs.
This guide answers FAQs about RCN membership. It covers joining the RCN, payments and direct debits, tax relief, confirmation of membership, cancelling, changing your address or other details, forgotten membership numbers, and how and when to contact the RCN.
A guide for nursing staff on correct moving and handling techniques.
A guide for nurses and nursing staff on NHS Injury Allowance.
Information on non-medical prescribing, including types of nurse prescriber, keeping stocks of medication and the RCN Indemnity scheme. It also provides a list of further useful resources.
A guide for RCN members who want to resign from their job.
Includes helpful tips and common mistakes.
A guide on the NMC's fitness to practice process, their investigations and how to report concerns.
A short guide and helpful tips on NMC admissions.
A guide for RCN members on preceptorship and the NMC.
This guide is for RCN members who have let their NMC registration lapse by mistake and who have practiced whilst lapsed.
A guide from the RCN about the services available to members who have been referred to the NMC.
Advice guide on what to do if you have been overpaid.
A guide for RCN members on part-time working including equal rights and overtime.
This guide covers statutory rates of pay, sleep-ins and travel time, making a pay claim if you work in the independent sector and submitting an NHS re-banding review.
A guide for RCN members on pensions and retirement.
An advice guide covering COVID-19 (coronavirus) and personal protective equipment (PPE).
A guide for RCN members on police interviews, cautions, convictions and taking part in protests, and how these can affect your NMC registration.
Our pregnancy toolkit answers all your FAQs about your rights at work.
A guide for RCN members on the recruitment process, including interviews and job offers.
A guide for healthcare staff who are being asked to move from their normal working environment.
An advice guide covering COVID-19 (coronavirus) and redeployment.
A guide for RCN members who are facing reorganisation, redeployment or redundancy. It includes information on being put at risk and being called to formal meetings, along with information on voluntary redundancy and severance schemes.
A checklist for RCN members invited to a one-to-one meeting as part of a reorganisation, redundancy or transfer consultation exercise.
A guide providing information on employment and character references.
A guide for RCN members on withdrawing care.
A guide for RCN members who are self-employed or considering self employment including information on NMC requirements, indemnity cover and the role of an expert witness.
Information on sickness meetings, sick notes, occupational health, redeployment, annual leave, sick pay, stress, pregnancy and sick leave, and dismissal.
A guide for RCN members who face staffing issues during handover and break times.
A guide on workplace staffing levels.
A guide for RCN members asked to write a statement for an investigation at work, in response to a complaint, or about an unexpected incident.
A guide for RCN members seeking to undertake an overseas elective placement.
A guide for RCN members who are nursing students.
A guide for RCN members including information about time off for appointments, emergencies (including compassionate leave) and dependants. It also covers parental leave, time off for training and for trade union activities.
A guide for RCN members on statutory and mandatory training: what it is, when it is undertaken, equality and diversity considerations and mandatory training for bank and agency workers.
A guide for RCN members affected by a TUPE situation.
A guide for RCN members on travel disruption, bad weather and getting to work.
A guide for RCN members who have been underpaid by their employer.
A guide for RCN members on violence in the workplace.
This is a guide for RCN members on being a witness. It includes disciplinary hearings, NMC and GMC hearings, police investigations, Coroner's Court inquests and other investigating bodies.
A guide for RCN members on working overseas.
Information on working hours and breaks.