The RCN is committed to supporting members who work overseas for the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA). SSAFA recognises the RCN as a trade union. The RCN can provide practical employment and professional information for members who work for SSAFA.
SSAFA nurses are generally employed under the Agenda for Change (AfC) terms and conditions
Disputes with your employer
If you are experiencing a workplace dispute you can access our advice guides but do call us if you require further support.
Defence Nursing Forum
Have you joined the Defence Nursing Forum? Members of the forum enjoy regular e-newsletters keeping them up to date with the latest news and forthcoming events. Each forum also has its own area on our website where you can network with others in your forum. To join go to the Defence Nursing Forum.
Although we are unable to provide representation if you are based outside of the UK, our working overseas guidance may be useful.