Congress 2024 will take place in Newport, Wales from 2 to 6 June
Network, learn, develop, debate
Congress is the ultimate opportunity to network with peers, hear from exceptional keynote speakers and take part in hot-topic debates about the issues affecting the nursing workforce.
Plus, with a dynamic learning and wellbeing programme, exhibition and scenic woodland location, you’re sure to leave Congress feeling enriched and inspired.
Booking opens in the new year, but save the date in your calendar now.
Help set the agenda
Be a Congress Ambassador
We’re looking for volunteers to help make our annual networking and learning event better than ever before. As one of our ambassadors, you’ll be instrumental in helping our members feel welcome and get the most out of their Congress experience.
Become a voting member
Vote on important debates, represent fellow members and help shape the work we focus on next. Successful applicants also enjoy free travel, accommodation and meals during Congress.
Connecting you with the right people
Browse our exhibition
Our exhibition connects you with companies that can help improve the patient experience and further your career. We’ll announce 2024’s exhibitors soon.
Exhibit your product or service
Does your company sell a product, technology or service that has a positive impact on the nursing profession and patients? Why not exhibit at the UK’s largest nursing event?
Getting to Congress
Congress 2024 takes place at the International Convention Centre Wales, better known as the ICC. It’s reachable by car and public transport. Accommodation is limited, so book yours early.
RCN Congress is a unique opportunity for nursing staff from every part of the UK to come together, learn from each other and engage with the College and its partners. Join us in Wales to help shape the future of nursing.
Congress 2024 Countdown
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News from Congress 2023
18 May 2023
A third of mental health hubs have closed leaving a million workers without specialist help, despite the escalating mental health crisis among nursing staff.
16 May 2023
Nurses at the RCN Congress today (16 May) heard how the crisis in the nursing workforce is seeing student nurses used to cover gaps in rotas and putting their education at risk.
15 May 2023
The treatment of patients in inappropriate areas such as corridors and waiting rooms is increasingly common and compromises patient safety and dignity, emergency nurses have told the RCN.
Thank you for joining us for Congress 2023
Check out some of the highlights in our wrap film, catch up via our recordings of debates and keynote speeches, and save the date for Congress 2024 in Newport, Wales, 2-6 June.