Royal College of Nursing Representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, shaping health policies

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Our work

Find out more about the work of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner Forum and the other organisations we work with

How we represent our members

  • Supporting nurses in advanced roles and those aspiring to become ANPs.
  • Liaising with colleagues in higher education institutions to promote courses which develop effective, safe practitioners.
  • Raising awareness of the value of the advanced nursing role.
  • Exploring new avenues for benchmarking advanced practice.
  • Developing policy and practice.
  • Awarding RCN Accreditation to University Advanced Practitioner programmes that meet the RCN quality assessment process.
  • RCN Credentialing Programme formally recognises advanced level practice among nurses.

Our strategy

  • Providing an effective committee representing all domains of advanced practice.
  • Engaging with ANP members through our website.
  • Engaging with colleagues in higher education and policy makers to promote advanced practice.
  • Maintaining a visible presence within the wider nursing profession.

Page last updated - 02/04/2021