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Royal College of Nursing

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

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International Centenary Conference

22-23 November, London

Be part of the global voice of nursing.

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26 October EFN executive committee group shot

Janet Davies elected to EFN Executive Committee

The election of the RCN Chief Executive means UK nursing will be represented at the most senior level in Europe.

25 October Nurse writing notes in a busy hospital

Nursing staff twice as likely to be unable to afford basic necessities

The RCN has responded to a new report from the Cavell Nurses’ Trust.

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.

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Museums at Night celebration dinner

Museums at Night

You are invited to a celebration dinner where a unique piece of nursing artwork will be revealed. 

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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
Scrap the cap! #nursingcounts

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.


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