It doesn't feel like the Government fully understands the importance of nursing care and that its future is in jeopardy if they don't properly fund nursing students.
Our campaigning work has resulted in real change to the lives of nursing staff across the UK and their patients. We couldn't do it all without the thousands of members who've added their voice. Together, we make change happen.
New laws will make it a specific offence to assault health care staff and other emergency workers in England or Wales.
In October 2017, after huge pressure from RCN members, Jeremy Hunt announced that the cap had been scrapped.
Nursing students descended on Westminster to convince MPs that they should increase funding for nursing higher education.