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RCN campaigns


Help us to promote nursing, champion high quality care, and fight harmful cuts.

As an RCN member, you can get involved in our campaigns to promote nursing, champion top quality care and fight harmful cuts. Use this page to find information on the RCN's current campaigns and how you can help.

Close the Gap campaign logo

Close the Gap

We call on the UK Government to show it values nursing staff with a pay award in line with RPI inflation plus £800, to begin to make up for years of lost earnings caused by real-terms cuts to nursing pay.

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Small Changes, Big Differences campaign image

Small changes, big differences

Nursing staff are on the front line of patient care, using clinical products on a daily basis, which makes them ideally placed to be involved in procuring clinical supplies. The Small changes, big differences campaign offers senior nurses guidance on how to embed procurement processes that can add real value by involving their nursing staff.

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Healthy Workplaces, Healthy You campaign image

Healthy workplace, healthy you

The RCN defines healthy workplaces as those which offer fair pay and rewards and promote a good work-life balance. Healthy workplace, healthy you is supporting employers and RCN representatives to improve working environments and the wellbeing of nursing staff.

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Proud campaign logo


The RCN is proud of the diversity within the nursing community and champions Pride events across the UK.

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Close the gap

Close the Gap

RCN members across the UK are campaigning to get the fair pay they deserve.

Find more information about the Close the Gap campaign.

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RCN parliamentary work

Working with Parliament

The RCN works across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to raise awareness among politicians about our members' concerns and influence political decision-making.

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