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Nurse or midwife members

Whether you’ve recently joined or been with us for a while, take advantage of the benefits of being one of us

Founded in 1916, welcome to the world’s largest nursing-specific trade union and professional body. Here you’ll find some of the services and benefits available to you as an RCN member. 

UPDATE: Retired nurses, who have joined the NMC temporary register to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, will receive full support and representation under our 'retired membership' payment plan whilst they remain on the temporary register.

Going on maternity leave or taking a career break? Switch your membership to save money and stay protected. 

Get involved

Become an RCN representative or join one of our many forums and networks.  Get involved and together we can achieve more.

Legal support

Our in-house specialist legal team can provide advice, support and represent you as an RCN member.

Workplace support

Find practical advice about your contract, maternity leave, sick leave, bullying, investigations and more.

Member support

Professional and personal, from counselling and peer support to immigration advice, we're here to help.
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Support for you

As an RCN member you can contact us for workplace support, financial advice and more on 0345 772 6100, 8.30am to 8.30pm 365 days a year.

NRN Handbook

RCN members can access the newly registered nurse handbook, which provides guidance on employment, career planning and more.

Questions about your membership?

Find out how to change your personal details, find your membership number, subscribe to or change an RCNi journal, claim tax relief and more. 

NRN Money Guide

RCN members can also access our Money Guide, an online resource which helps ensure you are making the most of your money when you graduate. See a preview of the money guide.