Brighton nurse Jason Warriner received the prestigious Award of Merit at the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) Congress in Liverpool on Saturday (May 13). The annual RCN Awards celebrate the best in nursing with Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships and Awards of Merit presented to those who have given an outstanding contribution to the profession, along with honours for the Learning Representative, Safety Representative and Steward of the Year.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), in collaboration with Public Health England (PHE), launch a toolkit to guide nurses and other health professionals in the prevention of suicide in lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) young people. The toolkit has been developed in recognition of the higher risk of suicide for LGB young people highlighted by METRO Youth Chances research. It aims to equip nurses to support LGB young people and reduce the risk of suicide.