Royal College of Nursing


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Royal College of Nursing

the main professional body for nursing staff in the UK. Faced with far-reaching changes in the health service recently, the RCN has increasingly acted as a TRADE UNION, taking some limited forms of INDUSTRIAL ACTION. Nevertheless, it has maintained its policy against STRIKE action despite challenges to it from some sections of the membership. With over 325,000 members it is the UK's fifth largest union.
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Now, the Royal College of Nursing are calling for the Scottish Government, health boards and integration authorities to examine whether Scotland has enough nursing staff to provide safe care to people.
A total of 171 fewer now work there, prompting nursing union the Royal College of Nursing to call for the Government to scrap its public sector pay cap.
He also shared his views on Pete Price, and made several pledges to NHS patients and staff during the Royal College of Nursing conference, at the ACC Liverpool convention centre, on the waterfront.
The Royal College of Nursing said safe staffing levels should be enshrined in law so nursing directors do not have to fight for funding.
WHEN the Government gave nursing staff another real-terms pay cut this month, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) decided to ask all 270,000 of its members working in the NHS, including thousands in Yorkshire and the Humber, how they want to respond.
The Royal College of Nursing remains particularly concerned about the impact on the nursing workforce.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said the changes were "unfair and risky" while the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) said it had "grave concerns" for the future of maternity services in England as a result of the decision, which it said would add to current staff shortages.
Tina Donnelly, director of the Royal College of Nursing in Wales, said: "We are aware that there have been concerns with recruiting staff to work in the NHS.
He was a regional officer (organiser) with the Royal College of Nursing in Glasgow.
New guidance from the Royal College of Nursing says cancer nurses should ensure all patients are given an early opportunity to freeze and store sperm samples ahead of chemotherapy.
Dr Peter Carter, head of the Royal College of Nursing, said while it was right to clamp down on excessive spending "this will only work alongside longer-term solutions, like converting agency staff to permanent staff and continuing to increase training places to catch up with demand".
A report by the Royal College of Nursing published today shows 3,300 mental health nurses have been lost since 2010.
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