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About the RCN


Europe's largest collection of nursing publications, journals and theses at your fingertips.

What the RCN does

We are a membership organisation of over 465,000 registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants and nursing students.

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Transforming to meet the future of nursing

Find out more about what the Royal College of Nursing is doing to shape the future of nursing. 

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Join the UK's largest union and professional body for nursing

Whether you're a nurse, midwife, HCA, AP or student, you can get a huge range of benefits when you join the RCN.