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Your membership benefits

Access and explore the benefits of your nursing support worker membership

Use this page to access or find out more about the benefits available to you as a nursing support worker (NSW) member of the RCN.

These resources and services are designed to support your professional development, or help you with difficulties you may face at work and at home. To speak directly with a member of the team about your membership, please call 0345 772 6100.

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

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Workplace protection and advice

Advice, practical guidance and support on legal and workplace matters. 

Professional development

Find resources to support your lifelong learning and professional development.

Member Support Services

Access confidential services including counselling, welfare, immigration and more.

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Member discounts

Take a look at our exclusive offers for RCN members.

Get involved with campaigning

Join our campaigns and use your voice to demand change for nursing.

Become an RCN representative

You can help influence policies, assist members and shape our profession.

Not yet a member of the RCN?

Our NSW membership welcomes health care assistants, care assistants, health care support workers, assistant practitioners, nursing associates, trainee nursing associates and so many more.

Become one of us today

Health+Care magazine

Your free member magazine dedicated to nursing support workers. It’s printed twice a year and available to read online. You'll find clinical, wellbeing, advice, careers and other features inside.

Click here to read online



Achieving more together

Watch this video to hear from existing nursing support worker members on what being part of the RCN means to them.

"Being an RCN member means I always have a professional support network to discuss day-to-day issues that arise in the workplace."

Learning resources for nursing support workers

With so many great learning materials on offer, it can often be tricky finding where to begin. Here we've handpicked three that'll help get you started.


First Steps

Refresh your knowledge as a health care assistant.

The RCN library

Explore Europe's largest nursing-specific collection.
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Clinical guides

Discover our full range of clinical guides from diabetes to public health.

Questions about your membership?

Find out here how to change your personal details, find your membership number, update your preferences, claim tax relief and more.