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District and Community Nursing Forum

Supporting district and community nurses working to provide quality patient and family care

About the District and Community Nursing Forum

This forum is committed to raising the profile of district nursing and their community teams. We aim to promote the roles of district and community nurses and help you to deliver quality service towards patient and family care.

The benefits of joining this forum

  • Get access to relevant RCN resources
  • Communicate with colleagues within your speciality and get peer support when you need it most
  • Share good practice and improve nursing care
  • Help shape the work of the RCN

Our work

See how we're supporting the work of district nursing staff and patients in the community.

Meet the team

Find out more about our committee members and the forum professional leads.


We welcome your views. Have your say on the latest consultations.

Helpful resources

These resources are aimed at members working or interested in working in district nursing. Most of the advice guides, subject guides and clinical information on our website including on RCN Learn may also be useful to your area of practice.


Read interesting blog articles written by our members on district nursing issues.

Subject guides

Discover key district nursing information resources, reports and journal articles.

Career resources

Read about the varying roles within district nursing throughout your career.

Get to know the forum committee

Listen to our podcast, where we have intimate conversations with members of the forum steering committee. Join us as we discuss our current roles, the diverse paths we've taken in our careers, the highlights of our respective roles, and the achievements that fill us with pride. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the experiences and perspectives of our steering group members.

Join the RCN District and Community Nursing Forum

Join this network by logging in through your MyRCN account and get involved today.

Join our Facebook group

The RCN District Nursing Forum Facebook group is a space for you to get involved in open discussions with colleagues.


Tell your story. Help transform nursing by sharing experiences and provide evidence to helps us be the advocate for change.