arrow_up-blue blog branches consultations events facebook-icon facebook-icon2 factsheet forum-icon forum hands key link location lock mail measure menu_plus news pdf pdf2 phone policies publications related search share subjectguide twitter-icon word instagram-icon youtube-icon

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, TNAs, HCAs 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. 

Become a member

Find out more

Student nurses

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

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.