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Campaign with us


Use your voice to demand change for nursing.

Fund our future

> #FundOurFuture nurses

We're calling for a minimum of £1bn a year to be put back into nursing higher education. 

Sign our petition

> Join our campaign for safe staffing

We're calling for safe and effective care to be enshrined in law in each UK country. 

Nursing Counts

General Election 2019

Email your Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) and ask them to demonstrate their commitment to nursing by becoming an RCN Nursing Champion.

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RCN Student member

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 successes

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. 

Assaults Bill

We strengthened the law to protect nursing staff from assaults

New laws will make it a specific offence to assault health care staff and other emergency workers in England or Wales.

Scrap the cap

We scrapped the 1% cap on nursing pay to secure our members a pay rise

In October 2017, after huge pressure from RCN members, Jeremy Hunt announced that the cap had been scrapped.

Students success

We gave our student members a voice by taking our campaign to Parliament

Nursing students descended on Westminster to convince MPs that they should increase funding for nursing higher education.

Other ways to get involved