Shaping health policies

With 420,000 RCN members living and working in every political constituency across the UK, our members have a strong voice and play an important role influencing both local and national government.

The RCN’s parliamentary work raises awareness among politicians about our members' concerns, and influences political decision-making and legislation to get a better deal for health care professionals and patient care.

Influencing government

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