March 2008
Nursing Standard;3/5/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has joined labor unions across Europe in a protest about prison overcrowding conducted in February 2008. Representatives of the European Federation of Public Service Unions and 400 prison staff lobbied a meeting of European Union justice and home affairs ministers held in Brussels, Belgium. RCN general secretary Peter Carter said that nurses are under enormous pressure because of overcrowding.


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