717 blog posts
  • Theresa Fyffe Theresa Fyffe 21 Jan 2020

    Nursing gets its own year of celebration

    The WHO Year of the Nurse and Midwife provides us with an opportunity to celebrate what is great about the profession as well as looking at the changes we need to see, says Theresa Fyffe.

  • Professor Anne Marie Rafferty CBE Professor Anne Marie Rafferty CBE 14 Jan 2020

    The nurses have spoken

    RCN President Professor Anne Marie joined RCN members on the picket lines in a bid to secure safe staffing and pay parity.

  • Jeremy Benton Jeremy Benton 13 Jan 2020

    Jeremy Benton: An update from your Council member

    An update from the South East Council Member Jeremy Benton.

  • André Santos André Santos 7 Jan 2020

    Hard-working Europeans are not the enemy in Brexit

    For the past three-and-a-half years Brexit has dominated the headlines, not only in the United Kingdom but all over the world. It can probably be considered one of the most important events of the recent history - an event that has defined a generation, an event that has divided families, communities and areas within the United Kingdom. And an event that will be happening very soon.

  • Nurse with head in her hands Eileen McKenna Eileen McKenna 7 Jan 2020

    Safety valve - why more must be done to protect staff wellbeing

    Nursing staff are under increasing amount of pressure at work. Stress, low pay and regularly having to work more than contracted hours means that their own wellbeing suffers. Eileen McKenna highlights why the RCN will be focusing on helping to keep staff safe in the coming year.

  • Survey Kim Sunley Kim Sunley 3 Jan 2020

    Help us learn about your experiences of work-related dermatitis

    The RCN, in collaboration with SC Johnson Professional, has launched a survey to establish the incidence of work-related dermatitis in nursing and midwifery staff.

  • Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair Dame Donna Kinnair 23 Dec 2019

    Looking back on 2019

    Christmas is undoubtedly a time for reflection and there's a lot to look back on this year.

  • Dave Dawes Dave Dawes 20 Dec 2019

    Looking back at the North West in 2019

    Dave Dawes, Chair of the North West Regional Board and UK Council member, reflects on the past year. 

  • Estephanie Dunn Estephanie Dunn 20 Dec 2019

    The End of an Eventful Year

    North West Regional Director Estephanie Dunn looks back on a busy year in our region. 

  • Jude Diggins Jude Diggins 18 Dec 2019

    Wrapping up 2019 and looking forward to 2020

    RCN London Director, Jude Diggins, reflects on what the region has achieved in 2019 and whats to come in 2020, including announcing the new Regional Director for London.