Keeping you informed as an RCN member
This issue has a special focus on COVID-19 and contains updates on how we’re fighting for things on your behalf, useful guidance on redeployment and advice on how to care for yourself in these challenging and stressful times.
In this issue of RCN Bulletin, read about our survey of emergency nursing staff in England which reveals the difficulties of providing care to patients in cramped and unsuitable locations. Also in this issue we look coronavirus, screening for TB on the streets and how to shine in job interviews.
This issue of RCN Health+Care includes articles on inclusive workplaces, restoring self-esteem, menopause, the demands of diabetes, careers, appropriate workplace language and taking strike action in Northern Ireland,
In this issue of RCN Bulletin, read how members' historic strike action in Northern Ireland has led to an offer to restore pay parity and improve nurse staffing levels. Also in this issue, RCN careers coach Julie Watkins shares her top tips on how to get a job interview and, as our new exhibition A History of Emotions in Nursing opens, we ask what makes the perfect nurse?
In this issue of Activate, Yvonne, an RCN rep from Wales, explains how she negotiated with her employer to secure special equipment so members are better protected when working in extreme weather, and Alison and Sharon, members of the RCN Bladder and Bowel Forum, share their tips on creating professional guidance. Also in this issue, we take a closer look at the role of RCN safety reps and share advice on what to expect if you plan to speak in an RCN Congress debate in June.
In this issue of RCN Bulletin,read how nursing staff felt as they took strike action in Northern Ireland for the first time in the 103-year history. Also, take a look at our 10 tips for job searching and specialist nurse Dorcas Gwata explains the potential for nurses to prevent stabbings and help turn young lives around.
In this issue of RCN Bulletin, find out what each political party has pledged for nursing before the general election on 12 December, read about mental health nurse David's work supporting people living with HIV, and delve into the history of nursing registration as it reaches its 100th anniversary.
Inside the autumn/winter 2019 issue of Nursing History Now magazine we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the state registration of nursing. Discover the role the College of Nursing played in this hard-fought battle. Plus, we look back at learning disability nursing through the ages, the London Foundling Hospital in the 18th century, black history from the RCN Archive and how cakes saved the College in the 1920s.
This issue includes improving care for transgender patients, your role in safeguarding children and young people, how to spot the signs of delirium, and some advice on beating the second-year blues.
In this issue of RCN Bulletin, read how three RCN members are helping to beat burnout. They share their research, advice and innovations on how to overcome work-related stress and fatigue. You can also find out how RCN safety reps keep members safe in their workplaces and meet the RCN members who work as CQC inspectors.