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Advice and support for RCN members

Whether you're employed by the NHS or the independent sector, an agency worker, self-employed or a student member, you can get help here.

Our practical online advice can help you resolve your workplace problems, and more.

Statements, investigations and discipline

Find out what to do, and how we can help, if you are involved in an incident at work.

Bullying, harassment and stress

Find out how to tackle bullying at work, or deal with accusations of bullying.

Maternity, work and family

Learn about maternity leave and pay, your rights as a pregnant worker, family friendly hours and time off. 

Sick leave and sick pay

Learn about your sick pay entitlements, prepare for meetings with your employer and find ways to deal with work-related stress.

RCN indemnity scheme

Learn more about the RCN indemnity scheme and whether it applies to you.

Your contract

Get answers to your contract questions including handing in your notice and whether your employer can change your contract.

Contact the advice team online

We are here to help.  

Questions about your membership?

Our helpful membership FAQs tell you what you can do in MyRCN, and when you need to call the membership team. 

Search all our advice guides

Explore our advice guides - they'll answer many of your questions about work 

Legal support

Our specialist legal teams can support and represent you as an RCN member. Find out more about the help we give with NMC referrals, police matters, personal injury and more.    

Careers Service

Get help with writing your CV, preparing for interviews, planning your career and more.

Lamplight

Advice and support for those experiencing circumstances that impact on their finances.

Counselling

Get support with personal or work related issues such as stress, depression or relationship breakdown.

Peer support

Join this group to give and receive support on health and disability issues.

Immigration

If you're an RCN member already in the UK, you can get free, confidential support and assistance on immigration issues.

Welfare Service

Get expert support and advice on benefits, tax credits, debt, and housing.

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

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