Join the Peer Support network
For RCN members with lived experience of disability and neurodiversity to give and receive peer support
If you are an RCN member with lived experience of disability and/or neurodiversity, the peer support network could be for you.
We know that as healthcare professionals, RCN members who consider themselves to be disabled, have a disability or long term condition or are neurodiverse face some unique challenges. That's why speaking to each other by email or telephone can help - reducing isolation, sharing solutions and being a listening ear.
We have student, nursing support worker, nurse and retired members in the group.
When you join, you are sent details of others in similar situations to you. So for example you may want to speak to other students with Dyslexia or other nurses with mobility issues. It helps to think about what you want to talk about when you complete your statement. Then your completed statement and contact details are kept on file and shared with others who join.
You can read more about what to expect from the service here.
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Could you share your experience to help others?
We want to hear from healthcare workers who've had workplace adjustments due to a disability or ill health.