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History of Nursing Forum

Preserving and sharing nursing history

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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 aim to protect, preserve, share and cherish nursing’s heritage and support and promote member interest in nursing history.

Public Health Forum Our Work

Our work

Discover what we're working on now and what we're planning for the future
Public health forum meet the team

Meet the team

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

Valuing Forums: History of Nursing Forum

History of Nursing exhibitions


We co-curate these with the RCN Library and Archive Service.  
Public Health events


Upcoming history of nursing conferences, workshops and study days


Read the latest views on the history of nursing


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

Forum Library Subject Guide

Library subject guide

Discover key history of nursing information resources including books, reports and journal articles
Public Health News

Related news

Read the latest RCN history of nursing updates 
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Nursing History articles

Check the latest RCN Bulletin history of nursing articles

Join our 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. This group is for all things related to the history of nursing.