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#RCN100 Celebrating 100 years of the Royal College of Nursing


Celebrating 100 years of the Royal College of Nursing

2016 is our centenary and you can be a part of it. We'll be launching more initiatives throughout the year, so sign up to our newsletter for regular updates.

RCN history timeline

Find out more about the 100 year history of the Royal College of Nursing.

100 page turners

We’re compiling a list of 100 books that have made a difference to nursing lives.

100 Years

Spoken word artist and cardiac nurse Molly Case performs '100 Years.'

Celebrating Nursing Practice

The RCN is asking nurses, health care assistants/health care support workers and nursing students to share their ideas for improving practice and patient care. Find out more and submit your idea here.

Museums at Night celebration dinner

Museums at Night

You are invited to a celebration dinner where a unique piece of nursing artwork will be revealed. 

Find out more

Dear future nurses

Email nursing staff in 2116 and your message could be stored in our archives for future generations to read.

International Centenary Conference

International Conference

Be part of the global voice of nursing in London this November.
RCN shop

RCN Shop

Find the perfect gift for friends and family, and browse our range of keepsakes.
Care on Camera

Care on Camera

The winners of the Care on Camera competition have been announced.

RCN100 events


With 100 events taking place in 2016, there are many ways to get involved. 
present with gold ribbon


Win a range of prizes including £100 worth of RCNXtra WoW Points.
RCN history

The history of the RCN

Discover how the RCN became the organisation it is today.