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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

Understand the challenges facing nursing on a global scale.

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21 July EU referendum

RCN seeks security for EU nurses

New figures reveal the extent to which UK health services are reliant on staff trained in the EU.

21 July Nursing student sat at a desk with paper and pen

Student funding changes 'a job half-done'

The RCN has responded to the Government’s announcement that it will go ahead with changes to student nurse finance arrangements.

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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.