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Nursing Counts

General Election 2019

The UK General Election takes place on 12 December 2019.

What we're asking for

Safe staffing saves lives

Sign our petition to demand action from the Government to fix the nursing workforce crisis in England.

Add your voice

Help beat the flu

This winter we're encouraging nursing staff to get vaccinated.

Marking 100 years of nurse registration

Visit our latest exhibition at the RCN Library and Heritage Centre.

13 November

RCN Council approves dates for industrial action and strike action in Northern Ireland

Members working in Health and Social Care [HSC] services in Northern Ireland will take industrial action from 3 December.

12 November

‘Health and care services can no longer survive on the goodwill of nursing staff’

RCN writes to party leaders demanding action on key threats to nursing and health.

8 November

Our manifesto is a blueprint for safeguarding nursing and patient care across the UK

The RCN has published a manifesto outlining key priorities to help members demand action from prospective parliamentary candidates.

7 November

Historic move sees Northern Ireland nurses vote to strike

RCN members in Northern Ireland have overwhelmingly voted to take industrial action, including strike action, over the nurse staffing crisis and pay.



Nursing staff remember

Health care assistants serving in the army reflect on their essential roles as we remember the sacrifices of those who have died in conflict

Nursing staff remember


Page last updated - 08/11/2019