Royal College of Nurses

Royal College of Nurses

A professional organisation for trained nurses founded in 1916, which pioneered professional standards for nurses in their education, their practice and their working conditions. It has evolved into a professional union with over 400,000 members, and is the acknowledged voice of nursing to both the government and the public.
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The Royal College of Nurses (RCN) said the figures are the "starkest warning yet" that nurses have put up with "too much for too long".
"I think the Royal College of Nurses has to be very, very careful.
The Royal College of Nurses last week called for UK-wide laws to ensure a proper ratio of nurses to the number of patients.
Local Dental Committee members believe she fears getting a frosty reception, similar to that received by Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt at the Royal College of Nurses conference recently.
The Royal College of Nurses blamed a shortage of nurses and said the training of students was also suffering as a result.
Caroline Hyde-Price of the Royal College of Nurses said: "This shows our increasing dependence."

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