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Publications

RCN publications cover a wide range of topics varying from clinical guidance to employment relations issues to advice on bullying. To reproduce RCN publications please complete the copyright request form and we’ll be in touch.



  • 14 Jun 2024

    RCN England General Election Manifesto 2024

    Publication Code : 011 668

    Invest in nursing. Invest in patients. Invest in society.

  • 4 Jun 2024

    Council’s Report to Members on Congress 2023

    Publication Code : 011 052

    This report details the activities that have been carried out by RCN members and staff to push forward with the resolutions and matters for discussions passed at Congress 2023.

  • 3 Jun 2024

    Corridor care: unsafe, undignified, unacceptable

    Publication Code : 011 635

    The impact on patients and staff of providing care in corridors and other inappropriate areas.

  • 3 Jun 2024

    RCN UK General Election Manifesto 2024

    Publication Code : 011 646

    Invest in nursing. Invest in patients. Invest in society.

  • 31 May 2024

    Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

    Publication Code : 011 613

    Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy sets out a pathway over the next 5 years to becoming a more diverse, inclusive, and reflective membership organisation that truly understands and represents the voices of our members. Equity is our clear ambition; diversity is our underused asset; inclusion is our future.

  • 30 May 2024

    RCN Annual Review of the Year 2023

    Publication Code : 011 052

    This annual review is a chance to reflect on the RCN's successes and feel inspired to continue our vital work. It’s an opportunity to remind ourselves of the value we add to our members and the wider nursing community.

  • 16 May 2024

    State of the Profession Report. RCN Employment Survey 2023

    Publication Code : 011 484

    This report provides a summary of findings from a survey of RCN members which was undertaken in autumn 2023. The survey received 11,287 responses from registered nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and nursing associates working across all areas of health and social care.

  • 10 May 2024

    RCN Professional Development Framework - Advanced Level Nursing

    Publication Code : 011 127

    The RCN has developed definitions and standards for the enhanced, advanced and consultant levels of nursing to provide clarity for those members of the nursing workforce who aspire to practice at these levels, as well as for employers and higher education institutes (HEIs).

  • 10 May 2024

    RCN Professional Development Framework Consultant Level Nursing

    Publication Code : 011 128

    The RCN has developed definitions and standards for the enhanced, advanced and consultant levels of nursing to provide clarity for those members of the nursing workforce who aspire to practice at these levels, as well as for employers and higher education institutes (HEIs).

  • 10 May 2024

    RCN Professional Development Framework Enhanced Level Nursing

    Publication Code : 011 129

    The RCN has developed definitions and standards for the enhanced, advanced and consultant levels of nursing to provide clarity for those members of the nursing workforce who aspire to practice at these levels, as well as for employers and higher education institutes (HEIs).