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ROYAL COLLEGE OF NURSING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1248A1: tabled on 14 March 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Maria Caulfield on 14 March 2016. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and endorses the RCN's #NursingCounts campaign to highlight the 14 per cent real terms fall in nursing pay since 2010 which is forcing more and more nurses and healthcare assistants to consider their future in the profession they love; and encourages Ministers to listen to the College's clear warnings on their proposals to replace bursaries for nursing students with loans.'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates the Royal College of Nursing, which supports more than 430,000 registered nurses, midwives, health visitors, nursing students, healthcare assistants and nurse cadets across the UK, in its centenary year; recognises the important contribution the College has made to promoting nursing and to driving excellence and innovation in nursing practice and patients care over the last 100 years; calls on the House to celebrate the dedication of nursing staff across the UK, who often care for the most vulnerable in our society; and notes that the College continues to work closely with parliaments in the UK and other national and European political institutions, trade unions, professional bodies and voluntary organisations to achieve exceptional care for patients.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.