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Current RCN elections and appointments

Vacancies and voting

RCN Council Member Casual Vacancies

Nominations are open for twelve casual vacancy seats on RCN Council. Nominations close on 25 October. Find out if you're eligible and how to stand.

President and Deputy President election

Voting opens on 11 October. Read more about the candidates, the election and watch the recording of the hustings event.
Student Member of Council election
Nominations for RCN Student Member of Council are now closed and candidates have been published here
Students Committee election

There are eight regional/country vacancies on the RCN Students Committee which will be filled by election. Candidates have now been published. Find out more about the election. 

UK Reps Committees election

A number of region and country seats on RCN UK Learning Reps, Safety Reps and Stewards Committees have been filled. Read more about the elections.

Board Elections

Nominations are now closed and candidates have been published. Read more about the elections. 

Forums Steering Committee appointments

Thirty four RCN Forum Steering Committees have one or more vacancies. Applications closed on 30 July and interviews are ongoing. Read more about the forums appointments process. 


The following elections and appointments have concluded and results are published  

  • RCN UK Representatives Committee seats
  • Health Practitioner Committee Northern seat
  • RCN Council Eastern Region seat
  • Chair of RCN Congress 2019 and 2020
  • Health Practitioner Committee London and East Midlands seats 

Follow RCN Governance on Twitter to be the first to hear about advertised vacancies. Casual vacancies may also arise during the year.

11 October Presidential election voting opens