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Royal College of Nursing

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

23 March Nurse comforting sick child

More funding needed for children's palliative care

With charities filling gaps in public funding, the RCN says the Government must do more to make services accessible to all.

22 March Nurse writing notes in a busy hospital

Members' anger at agency ban

RCN condemns lack of consultation over NHS agency ban and says members should be free to work in ways that suit them best.

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.