Informing the nursing profession and sharing members' stories

Turning the tragedy around

How one award-winning nurse is fighting for better health outcomes for mothers and babies in black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities

Nursing in a pandemic

RCN steward Hilary Nelson shares how she's been supporting members during the pandemic while working in a busy intensive care unit in Scotland

Seize the moment

Marion Allcock asks if the COVID-19 pandemic is the cue for people to embrace a healthier lifestyle

Looking back

On 5 July 1948, health care professionals across the UK rolled up their sleeves for a historic day at work - the NHS had arrived

‘It finally feels as though an open conversation about race has started’

Paediatric nurse Nicola shares her experiences of racism within health care as well as the hope for the future recent events have given her

History makers

Inspiration for the next generation of RCN Presidents

Could you be RCN President?

Time is running out to put yourself forward for the role

Celebrating BAME nursing history

In recognition of the incredible diversity of our nursing workforce, the RCN Library and Archives team has uncovered stories of black, Asian and minority ethnic nurses from decades past

Caring through COVID-19

As 19 June marks 100 days since the global pandemic was declared, we bring together our key sources of support and explain how we’ve been campaigning on your behalf throughout the crisis

In conversation with…Dame Elizabeth Anionwu

RCN Fellow Dame Elizabeth Anionwu talks about her inspiring career, the obstacles she overcame, and the discrimination that black nurses still face today

Testing drugs to treat COVID-19

Senior research nurse Zoe Hilton has been leading clinical trials during the pandemic

Researching the impact of COVID-19

An ongoing national study hopes to reveal how the nursing workforce should be supported after COVID-19

Nursing in a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on nursing staff wherever they work. Their response demonstrates their resilience, flexibility and commitment to patients  

Making safe PPE use a priority

To help support staff to use PPE correctly and with confidence, one trust has developed a new PPE safety officer role

Nursing in a pandemic

Mental health nurse Kathy warns of the long-term psychological impact the COVID-19 pandemic could have on nursing staff