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Funding call to develop a co-designed tool to assist people with a learning disability

The RCN Foundation is seeking applications to deliver a project to assist people with lived experience of a learning disability to access urgent and emergency care in times of ill health.

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RCN Foundation partners with charity, DKMS UK 

To mark World Cancer Day, we’re proud to announce our partnership with DKMS UK and support nurses in the fight against blood cancer.

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Follow Your Compassion

Follow Your Compassion depicts the everyday lived experiences, thoughts, and feelings of newly qualified and registered nurses and midwives across the UK.

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RCN Foundation funds research study exploring nurses' professional judgement

The RCN Foundation funded Cardiff University to undertake a qualitative comparative study of nurses’ use of professional judgement in nurse staffing systems in England and Wales.

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RCN Foundation are Bird & Blend's ChariTEA of the Quarter!

All online purchases of our chosen tea, ‘Deep Breaths’ will go straight to us and help continue our work to support nurses, midwives, and healthcare support workers. 

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RCN Foundation partners with ShinyMind to provide mental health and wellbeing support

500 free app licences are available to nurses, midwives, midwifery care assistants and healthcare support workers working in a non-NHS setting in England.

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University of Salford announced as host of the RCN Foundation Chair in Adult Social Care Nursing

Our Annual Lecture on 15 Nov, announced the host of the CASCN alongside the panel discussion on critical aspects of adult social care.

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RCN Foundation partners with Michelle Cox to launch annual anti-racism grant

The annual award will fund a nurse or midwifery-led project which aims to oppose racism and promote racial equality within nursing and midwifery.

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From students to qualified nurses - how the RCN Foundation supported nursing in Bangladesh

In 2020, the RCN Foundation awarded a grant to the IMPACT Foundation to fund seven student nurses to undertake a three-year nursing course in Bangladesh.

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RCN Foundation hosts reception to celebrate the impact of their subsidiary charity, CHSA

The reception, hosted on 18 September at the House of Lords, recognised the impact of TikTok’s generous donation alongside the RCN Foundation’s role in setting up CHSA.

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The RCN Foundation win 2nd award for the Here for Life campaign!

On 14th September, the RCN Foundation attended the PM Society Digital Awards 2023 after being nominated in the ‘Healthcare Charities, Patient Associations & The NHS’ category. 

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102-year-old war veteran breaks Guinness World Record and becomes the oldest person to abseil!

Colin Bell, former Mosquito Bomber in the RAF, abseiled 17 storeys down the Royal London Hospital whilst raising money for the RCN Foundation. 

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102-year-old war veteran pilot to abseil the Royal London Hospital

Meet Colin Bell, former Mosquito Bomber in the RAF, who is fundraising for the RCN Foundation - as well as two other charities!

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Celebrating excellence in nursing and midwifery at our 2023 Impact Awards

We’ve profiled each award winner in eight short films and are delighted to showcase the best and brightest that the professions have to offer.

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The RCN Foundation win at Communique Awards 2023

On 6 July, the RCN Foundation attended the Communique Awards 2023 following being shortlisted for three awards for the Here for Life campaign.

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Here For Life – a celebration of nurses and midwives

The RCN Foundation is proud to launch an exciting new social media campaign created in in partnership with the Chief Nursing Officers of the UK and Republic of Ireland.