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Royal College of Nursing

Representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, shaping health policies


Scrap the cap

This summer, we need you to tell other RCN members and the wider public why the UK Government must scrap the cap on nursing pay.

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21 June

No mention of pay cap in Queen's Speech

The RCN has criticised the Prime Minister’s failure to scrap the public sector pay cap in the Queen’s Speech today.

21 June

First protocol for animals in health care

The RCN is creating the first ever nationwide protocol for animals in health care in a bid to encourage more hospitals to explore animal therapy.


The latest RCN guidance and briefings for nursing staff.


The latest blogs about nursing, health care and the work of the RCN.



Credentialing recognises the skill of an individual nurse to practice at an advanced level. It supports you to continue your personal and professional development and enhance your career prospects

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


Advice to help you through each of the revalidation requirements.


Upcoming RCN workshops, lectures, ceremonies and conferences.