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Royal College of Nursing

The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice, and shapes health policies.

ICC James Campbell

International Centenary Conference

22-23 November, London

Be part of the global voice of nursing.

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30 September NHS staff

1% pay cap for NHS staff 'unsustainable'

The RCN is calling on the Government to give NHS staff an above-inflation pay rise to help solve a recruitment and retention crisis.

28 September Headshots of Cecilia Anim and Mike Travis

Voting opens for president elections

Voting opens today for the position of RCN President and all members are encouraged to cast their vote.

RCN Christmas Card Competition

Win a family holiday to Lapland

Design our centenary Christmas card for a chance to claim this magical prize.

Enter the competition
Celebrating Nursing Practice

Celebrating Nursing Practice

Do you have an idea that could improve nursing practice? Could you benefit from further funding and the help of an expert mentor? Why not submit your idea as part of our centenary project.

Submit your idea


Developments in nursing, health care and the work of the RCN.


Upcoming RCN workshops, lectures, ceremonies and conferences.


Student bursaries

Student bursaries

Government confirms changes to student nurse funding in England.  >> Read more

Nurses' pay

Order your free campaign pack, including posters and postcards, to speak up on nursing pay. >> Take action


The latest RCN guidance and briefings for nursing staff.


Advice to help you through each of the revalidation requirements.