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Emergency care nurses with patients

RCN Emergency Care Association

Representing RCN members working in emergency care

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Apply to be on the Forum Steering Committee today

Applications have now opened to appoint members to 32 RCN Forum Steering Committees. You can find out more about the opportunity before clicking through to complete your online application. Please note both the appointments information page and the application page are behind the member login, in line with all of our election and appointment pages.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 22 July 2022.

We represent RCN members who work in emergency care by collaborating with other forums, as well as professional organisations such as the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Our priorities are to promote appropriate staffing and skill mix and facilitate discussion around best practice and innovations in care.

Nursing workforce standards for Type 1 Emergency Departments published

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Royal College of Nursing's Emergency Care Association have published 'Nursing workforce standards for Type 1 Emergency Departments'.

Public Health News


The latest RCN emergency care updates
Public health forum meet the team

Meet the team

Find out more about our committee members and the forum professional lead
Public Health events


Read more about upcoming emergency care nursing conferences, workshops and study days hosted by the RCN.


We welcome your views. Have your say on the latest consultations

Public Health Forum Our Work

Our work

Discover what we're working on now and what we're planning for the future


Read the latest views on emergency care issues


A workforce planning tool you can use in your emergency department to help you highlight any disparity between nursing workload and staffing.

Join the RCN Emergency Care Association Forum Facebook group

RCN Facebook groups are a place where you can get involved in honest and open discussions on the issues that affect you and your field of practice.