News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

28 January

RCN Wales gravely disappointed at lack of support from Welsh Government on workforce planning

On 23 January, the National Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee discussed a series of amendments tabled to the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill. Vaughan Gething, Minister for Health and Social Services did not support the amendments that called for workforce planning to a statutory element of the duty for Health Boards to provide quality of care.

27 January

Has paying for education put you off nursing?

We want to hear from people who would like to study nursing but haven’t applied because of the prospect of huge student debt.

24 January

Industrial action ballot for Guernsey members opens next month

Nursing staff will vote on whether to take industrial action as part of their campaign for pay equality with other public sector workers. 

22 January

Exhibition exploring history of emotions in nursing launches

Never-before-seen artefacts and stained glass windows inspired by RCN members show how our views of nursing have evolved over the past 150 years.