2013 news archive

RCN Foundation funded 'Triangle of Care' guide for dementia care now published

Published: 28 November 2013

Funded by the RCN Foundation, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Carers Trust have published a new guide to improve the care of people with dementia by ensuring the support and involvement of their carers. Read more.

Bursary of up to £1,000 now available

Published: 27 November 2013

The RCN Foundation is delighted to announce the availability of funds of up to £1,000 in the form of the Worshipful Company of Needlemakers Bursary. The bursary assists with funding learning and development activities that enchance patient care in a number of services including maternity, actute and emergency care and public health. The closing date for applications is 22 January 2014. Read more.

RCN Foundation invests in compassion for dementia care

Published: 24 October 2013

The RCN Foundation has announced a second grant of £19,610 for a new education initiative for health care assistants (HCAs) working in dementia wards, Inside out of mind, following a hugely successful launch in Nottingham this year. Read more.

Professional development busrsaries now open

Published: 12 September 2013

Don’t miss this opportunity to secure up to £5,000 in funding for your learning and development activity, available through the RCN Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme. Applications close on 23 October 2013. Read more.

RCN Foundation wins online funding vote

Published: 15 April 2013

Online campaign, Born in the NHS, has named the RCN Foundation its benefitting charity. Read more.

Dinah Cox appointed as Head of the RCN Foundation

4 April 2013

Dinah Cox has joined the RCN Foundation from Time and Talents, a charity providing community-led services in South-East London for 125 years. She was awarded an OBE in 2008 for her services to community relations in London. Read more.

RCN Foundation funds report calling for more specialist dementia nurses

27 March 2013

A new report published by the RCN and the University of Southampton calls for greater support, funding and training for specialist dementia nurses, adding that they could save the health service almost £11,000,000 a year. Read more.