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Royal College of Nursing

Representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, shaping health policies

RCN services unavailable on Saturday 21 October

We’re carrying out maintenance work over the weekend to improve our online services for members.

From 8am - 2pm on Saturday 21 October the following online services will be unavailable: 

  • Online joining
  • MyRCN 
  • Stewards Portal 

All other RCN online services will remain available. 

20 October

RCN: data axe creates 'blind spot' on NHS staff assaults

The RCN has warned that the number of assaults on nursing staff is on the rise and at risk of worsening, as the Government confirms that associated data will no longer be collected and scrutinised.

16 October

'We can't afford to lose EU nurses'

The RCN says the Government must make nursing staff from Europe feel welcome, as figures show more are leaving and fewer joining the NHS.

Safe staffing

Safe staffing

Nursing staff shortages are compromising patient care. Find out about our safe staffing work and how you can get involved.

Safe staffing


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