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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

27 March EU referendum

EU nurses turn away from NHS

An RCN Freedom of Information request shows a significant drop in the number of EU nurses coming to work in the UK since the Brexit vote.

27 March Black and white photo of some nurses with soldiers

RCN unveils nursing stories from WW1

Wartime nursing will be brought into the digital age as personal stories of First World War nurses are uncovered for the first time.

23 March

More funding needed for children's palliative care

With charities filling gaps in public funding, the RCN says the Government must do more to make services accessible to all.

23 March

Pay uplift agreed with brighterkind care homes

Following last month’s pay ballot of RCN members who work for brighterkind (subsidiary of the Four Seasons Health Care Group), the RCN has agreed a pay uplift of at least 1.5% for all staff who have not received any increase since April 2016 with a 3.6% uplift for staff under 25 years old.