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Investing in the future for nursing and midwifery: shaping the health and care agenda together

RCN Foundation Director, Deepa Korea, shares her thoughts on the Foundation's strategy and our plans for the next 5 years.

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Cost-of-living crisis impacts the nursing and midwifery professions

In October 2023, our Head of Grants and Impact, Sarah McGloin, wrote an editorial piece for the Occupational Medicine Journal, regarding the impact of the cost-of-living crisis amongst nursing and midwifery professions.

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Understanding the Mortgage Charter

If you’re a mortgage holder worrying about rising interest rates, you may have heard about the recently introduced Mortgage Charter. Our debt advice partner, PayPlan, breaks down what this means for you.


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Cyberstalking and what to do

To mark National Stalking Awareness Week, taking place 24-28 April, the RCN Foundation’s debt advice partner PayPlan is highlighting how people can exploit digital channels to stalk and control others and the signs to look out for.

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Hardship grants for midwives: everything you need to know

If you’re a midwife or midwifery support worker and are having financial difficulty due to an unexpected crisis or circumstance, the RCN Foundation may be able to help you with a one-off hardship grant.

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Responding to the climate crisis with healthcare innovation

Deepa Korea looks at innovations that could make big changes to sector carbon emissions.

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Help us cover the hidden costs of domestic violence

Leaving a life behind thanks to domestic abuse is costly. The RCN Foundation provides grants to those in need.

Mental health conditions and money problems

When you aren't mentally well, managing finances is a challenge. Here, Ruth Samuel explores options that may help during times of difficulty.

Has the pandemic changed leadership in nursing?

Dr Sarah McGloin reflects on a panel discussion about leadership within nursing during the height of the pandemic.

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A Dorset nurse's education grant journey

Jude Harford is a paediatric practice nurse working in Poole, Dorset. Here Jude shares her reflections on how the RCN Foundation Wessex Grant enabled her to develop new expertise in infant care.

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The Courage of Compassion

Deepa Korea, Director of the RCN Foundation, reflects on the crucial findings and recommendations made in this Foundation-funded report.