Publications

RCN publications cover a wide range of topics varying from clinical guidance to employment relations issues to advice on bullying. To reproduce RCN publications please complete the copyright request form and we’ll be in touch.

  • 3 Apr 2020

    RCN letter to Helen Whately regarding social and community care during COVID-19 pandemic

    Publication Code : 009 227

    A letter from Dame Donna Kinnair, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, to Helen Whately, Minister of State (Minister for Care) at the Department of Health and Social Care, regarding social and community care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 31 Mar 2020

    RCN Letter to Sarah Albon

    Publication Code : 009 225

    A letter from Dame Donna Kinnair, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, to Sarah Albon, Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Executive, to urgently report the ongoing lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) supplied to RCN members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 24 Mar 2020

    Self-care during COVID-19

    Publication Code : 009 215

    Whilst the primary duty for protecting your health, safety and wellbeing at work lies with your employer, there are things that you can do to take extra care during these challenging times. This poster outlines some important steps staff can take to look after themselves.

  • 23 Mar 2020

    Letter to the Prime Minister on PPE

    Publication Code : 009 219

    A letter to the Prime Minister from Dame Donna Kinnair, regarding the lack of personal protective equipment for staff.

  • 22 Mar 2020

    Flour Fortification with Folic Acid

    Publication Code : 009 111

    Evidence suggests that fortifying flour with folic acid can help to support the prevention of neural tube defects. This publication outlines the RCN’s position on the fortification of flour with folic acid.

  • 20 Mar 2020

    Coronavirus: RCN open letter to supermarkets

    Publication Code : 009 218

    An open letter to RCN supermarkets.during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 20 Mar 2020

    An Act of Compassion

    Publication Code : 008 071

    The story of the RCN Wales campaign for the first safe nursing staffing law in Europe.

  • 13 Mar 2020

    Fertility care and emotional wellbeing

    Publication Code : 007 770

    This guidance has been developed as a resource for all health care professionals in all areas of fertility care and acknowledges the differences between emotional support and wellbeing, implications counselling and therapeutic counselling. The HFEA has supported the publication of this title.

  • 13 Mar 2020

    A Competency Framework for Rheumatology Nurses

    Publication Code : 009 004

    This publication provides a competency and role development framework for rheumatology practitioners in clinical practice (most commonly called rheumatology nurse specialists). The role of the rheumatology nurse specialist is highly complex and may include roles in paediatric nursing, research, advanced level skills in clinical assessment, prescribing and providing intra-articular injections amongst others. This publication is sponsored by Arthritis Action, Biogen, Novartis and the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, and is endorsed by the British Society for Rheumatology.

  • 12 Mar 2020

    Brexit: Royal College of Nursing priorities update - overview

    Publication Code : 009 168

    This updated publication contains a set of Brexit scorecards assessing the progress made in the UK and in EU negotiations to address the significant areas of EU policy, law, joint agencies and funding programmes relating to nursing and health and care issues.

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