Membership for newly registered nurses
Join the world's largest nursing union and professional body
50% discount membership - just £8.20 per month for newly registered nurses in their first year of registration with the NMC.
By joining the RCN as a newly registered nurse (NRN), you’ll benefit both professionally and personally. We’re here to help with difficulties, as well as your development – with the largest legal team of any UK union, a 365-days-a-year helpline, access to Europe’s largest nursing library, member discount offers and much more.
Benefits of RCN membership
By joining the RCN, you'll benefit both professionally and personally, and with access to our helpline, we'll be here when you need us.
As a member, you'll gain access to:
Covering everything from workplace employment issues to NMC referrals, we have local reps, officers, and a legal team on hand to support you.
As an RCN member, you can get free, confidential help and advice on a range of issues that affect you at home and at work.
Recoup the cost of your membership with discounts at over 3,000 retailers, plus enjoy preferential rates and deals on insurance, will writing and financial advice.
Not only that:
- RCN Starting Out - A dedicated online resource for RCN students and newly registered nurse members, providing the latest knowledge, expertise and support all in one place. Access online or save to your phone.
- We have the largest in-house legal team of any UK union. We can support you with representation at inquests, in workplace criminal matters and injury claims.
- Why not join one of our many member forums, connecting individuals with shared career interests and shaping the voice of the RCN.
- And, if you are an RCN member and in employment, you can apply to become an RCN steward, safety or learning representative. Learn more.