The RCN has written to the Treasury ahead of the budget on 11 March 2020 outlining what investment is needed to tackle nursing workforce shortages across the UK.
This document records the findings of an online survey sent to 7,106 members of the RCN’s Emergency Care Association network exploring their experiences of corridor care.
Aseptic technique is recognised as an essential component of all infection prevention programmes but terminology used to define it varies. This publication is an RCN investigation into clinical views to guide the practice of aseptic technique. BD have funded this report. BD has had no influence on, or involvement in its content.
This report provides an overview of progress made against the safe staffing campaign principles during 2019. It includes country-specific updates as well as a look ahead to priorities during 2020.
This report investigates how London’s cost of living impacts on nursing staff working in the capital. It showed that London’s high cost of living is forcing nursing staff out of the capital due to high accommodation and travel costs. Our members told us they feel less financially secure compared to 12 months ago and 57% said they are considering or planning to leave London in the next five years - up 17% from 2016. We have set out three recommendations to help address the problem.
This is a short summary of Gender and Nursing as a Profession, a report which explores and critiques the gendered construction of value within the nursing profession and evaluates how value is attributed to nursing, the value placed on individuals and the status of the profession. This work was commissioned by the Royal College of Nursing and undertaken as a collaboration between Oxford Brookes University and the RCN. The full report is available on our website, publication code 007954.
This report explores and critiques the gendered construction of value within the nursing profession and evaluates how value is attributed to nursing, the value placed on individuals and the status of the profession. This work was commissioned by the Royal College of Nursing and undertaken as a collaboration between Oxford Brookes University and the RCN.
This publication provides an overview to direct nurses to the most appropriate information to support specific needs. It can be used by education and learning facilitators in practice to support robust training and competence development in medicines management.
These forms were originally published as appendices in A Case Management Tool for TB Prevention, Care and Control in the UK in 2019 (006 194) and have now been extracted for download and use by nurses in managing and caring for patients with TB.
These resource packs can be used to help RCN reps develop their campaign strategy and tactics.