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Urgent website maintenance work

Works happening today and tomorrow (16-17 August) will mean disruption to our services from 6pm on Thursday until 7am Friday morning.

Access to our e-resources and other services requiring a MyRCN login will be affected.

Apologies in advance for any inconvenience.


Scheduled maintenance Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2018

Further web maintenance work is also taking place this weekend which will affect access to ProQuest resources:

  • Saturday 18 August - 5-10pm restricted eBook access 
  • Sunday 19 August - 3-11am restricted eJournal access, including ProQuest databases such as British Nursing Index (BNI)

Please note: you now need to use your MyRCN Login to access our e-resources.

If you do not have an email address recorded with us on your RCN record, you can add it here: and set up a password.

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1,100 eJournals available
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Service scrapbooks

Service scrapbooks 

Nursing, storytelling and the First World War

Service Scrapbooks showcases the long lost stories of ten unsung nursing heroes from the First World War using the nurses’ own words, sketches and photographs.

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