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Royal College of Nursing

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

International Centenary Conference

International Centenary Conference

22-23 November, London

Be part of the global voice of nursing.

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Guidance for nurses treating patients with MND

The RCN has today launched a new online resource to improve knowledge and provide support for nurses treating people living with Motor Neurone Disease.

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NHS finances at risk of further cuts

The RCN has responded to reports of planned cuts across NHS services in England, as well as a loss of funding for staff training in trusts.

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100 years of the RCN

In 2016, we're celebrating the RCN's history and planning for a successful future. Be a part of it.

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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

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.