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Advice and support for RCN members

Whether you work for the NHS or an independent health and social care employer, or if you are an agency worker, self-employed or student member, you can get help and guidance here.


Our practical guides can help you resolve your workplace problems and more.


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, wills and more.    

Personal injury

RCN members can apply for assistance with claims arising out of accidents that were not their fault, and if successful keep 100% of the compensation.

RCN reps

As the voice of the RCN in the workplace, reps speak up and advocate for members.

Find out more about RCN representatives and reach out today.

Questions about your RCN membership?

Find out how to:

  • change your personal details
  • update your payment method
  • subscribe to or change an RCNi journal
  • claim tax relief

...and more. 

Unsustainable pressures

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified existing pressures on staffing and resources in all health and care settings.

This resource has been designed to support members in delivering safe and effective care and with the difficult decisions they make every day.

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"From the point in which I contacted the RCN for assistance they have been nothing but helpful, supportive and reassuring."

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