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Royal College of Nursing

The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice, and shapes health policies.

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International Centenary Conference

22-23 November, London

Be part of the global voice of nursing.

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21 September Close up of hands typing on a laptop

Cuts to CPD funding risk patient care

The RCN has responded to a new report from the Council of Deans of Health highlighting the impact of cuts to CPD budgets on nursing staff and patients.

21 September Close up of a person using an asthma inhaler

Asthma being 'overlooked'

As new guidance on asthma care is released the RCN and Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS) warn the condition must be treated seriously.

RCN Christmas Card Competition

Win a family holiday to Lapland

Design our centenary Christmas card for a chance to claim this magical prize.

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Celebrating Nursing Practice

Celebrating Nursing Practice

Do you have an idea that could improve nursing practice? Could you benefit from further funding and the help of an expert mentor? Why not submit your idea as part of our centenary project.

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Developments in nursing, health care and the work of the RCN.


Upcoming RCN workshops, lectures, ceremonies and conferences.


Student bursaries

Student bursaries

Government confirms changes to student nurse funding in England.  >> Read more

Nurses' pay

Order your free campaign pack, including posters and postcards, to speak up on nursing pay. >> Take action


The latest RCN guidance and briefings for nursing staff.


Advice to help you through each of the revalidation requirements.