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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

Find out more about the Public Health Forum's plans for 2018 and how forum members are represented

Our strategy

  • Providing an effective Public Health Forum committee.
  • Engaging with Public Health Forum members.
  • Maintaining a visible presence in public health nursing.
  • Being accessible to RCN members.
  • Providing professional development resources.

How we represent forum 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.


Page last updated - 23/07/2018