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Join the Royal College of Nursing

We represent nurses, midwives, student nurses, health care assistants, assistant practitioners, nursing degree apprentices and trainee nursing associates across the UK

Be part of our community of 435,000 nurses, midwives, Healthcare Assistants (HCAs), Assistant Practitioners (APs), Trainee Nursing Associates (TNAs) and student nurses. 

As the world’s largest nursing trade union and professional body, we’re here by your side at every step of your nursing journey. 

Our wide range of services help you both professionally and personally, so that you can focus on what is most important - helping patients. 

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Become a member of the RCN

Join the UK's largest union and professional body for nursing.

Join online or call our membership team on 0345 772 6100.

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Nurses and midwives

Find out what the RCN can offer you as a registered nurse or midwife member.

HCAs, APs and TNAs

Find out what the RCN can offer you if you are working in the nursing team.

Student nurses

Find out what the RCN can offer you as a student nurse, student midwife or nursing degree apprentice.