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

Our strategy and how we represent our forum members

How we represent forum members

  • Setting the agenda for the strategic direction of the forum and the communities who work within it.
  • Shaping, driving and developing nursing practice, thereby providing opportunities for support, advice and professional development.
  • Being a voice for the forum's members.
  • Advising, influencing and informing decision-making to influence current and future health and social policy in the UK and internationally.
  • Facilitating the work of the forum's communities to include operational plans, project bids and Congress activities.
  • Promoting collaborative working across the forum's communities and with external organisations.

The forum is linked to the following communities


Our strategy

  • Respond to the CYP Priorities Survey 2018
  • Complete work on the RCN CYP web resource
  • Review and update CYP: Professional Issues publications
  • Work to increase visibility of CYP Forums and associated Communities
  • Workforce project – to identify current issues around vacancies, workforce issues, skill mix / staffing
  • To identify cross forum projects e.g. Transition, Mental Health , Disability, Transgender agenda

Association for Young People's Health

Web resources from the UK’s leading charity working to improve the health and wellbeing of 10-24 year olds.

National Child and Maternal Health Intelligence Network

Information and intelligence to support decision-making for health stakeholders working on children's, young people's and maternal health.

Transition to adult care: Ready Steady Go

Information and resources to support patients through the process of preparing, planning and moving from children’s to adult services.

Page last updated - 17/09/2018