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Royal College of Nursing

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

27 March EU referendum

EU nurses turn away from NHS

An RCN Freedom of Information request shows a significant drop in the number of EU nurses coming to work in the UK since the Brexit vote.

27 March Black and white photo of some nurses with soldiers

RCN unveils nursing stories from WW1

Wartime nursing will be brought into the digital age as personal stories of First World War nurses are uncovered for the first time.

Nursing staff from the European Union

Nursing staff from the European Union

Share your personal account of why nurses from other countries in the EEA make such a valuable contribution to health and care services in the UK.

Share your story


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


Upcoming RCN workshops, lectures, ceremonies and conferences.


Nurses Day

Nurses’ Day – Friday 12 May

Celebrate Nurses' Day with a party in your workplace.



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.