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Diversity and equality

Whatever your job, and wherever you work, valuing diversity will have an impact on you

Whatever your job, and wherever you work, valuing diversity will have an impact on you. These pages support RCN members at work and keep you up to date with events and news in this field. See our online advice about discrimination.

Is that discrimination?

RCN members from a diverse range of backgrounds have fed back to us just how hard we need to continue to work to challenge discrimination on all fronts. Our three-year project, Is that discrimination?, aims raise awareness of workplace discrimination, build the capacity of accredited representatives and work constructively with key employers to change workplace culture.  Find out more about the project and how to get involved.

Peer support @ the RCN

The peer support network is new and builds on the success of groups like the Work Injured Nurses Group and the Disabled Nurses Network. It is a membership group for any member affected by physical or psychological injury, ill health or disability - whether work-related or not. The group exists to assist members in making connections with peers to give and receive support. For more information visit Membership Support Services.

See our online advice about discrimination.

Diversity toolkit

The RCN takes an innovative approach to sharing information. Find out more about this new resource in the Diversity toolkit section.

Diversity champions

The RCN wants to recruit 1000 activists to champion diversity and equality issues locally. As a registered champion you will receive the latest information and specialist support from the RCN diversity team.

Be the change you want to see in the world and sign up to become a diversity champion today.

Contact us

We want to hear your suggestions for ways that we can enhance the RCN's support for you and your colleagues. You can either email diversity.team@rcn.org.uk or write to:

Diversity and Equalities Unit
Royal College of Nursing
20 Cavendish Square
London W1G 0RN.