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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

25 August Empty classroom

Drop in school nurses putting children at risk

The RCN warns a lack of sex and relationships education, caused by falling numbers of school nurses, may be putting vulnerable children at risk of exploitation and abuse.

25 August People voting in an election

Candidates announced in RCN president elections

Longserving activists Cecilia Anim and Mike Travis are standing for election to the prestigious role of RCN President.

25 August

Thinktank echoes RCN’s calls for security for EU nursing staff

The Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) says the NHS would collapse without its EU staff.

23 August

Leaked papers share RCN concerns over seven-day staffing

The internal Government documents warn the NHS has too few staff and too little money to implement plans for seven-day services.

26 Sep 2016 - 27 Sep 2016

RCN student member recruitment - South Wales University

RCN Wales will be participating in a number of events at universities offering nursing degrees during September. 

14 Oct 2016

RCN West Midlands Black History Month Conference - Shaping your future

It’s Black History Month in October and, to celebrate the occasion, the Royal College of Nursing and NHS employers in the West Midlands are co-hosting a free conference for nursing staff, no matter what your field of practice, grade or ethnic background.

06 Sep 2016

RCN student member recruitment - University of the West of Scotland Dumfries Campus

The Royal College of Nursing is visiting university campuses all over Scotland - come along to find out why as a student nurse, you should join the RCN.

08 Sep 2016

RCN student member recruitment - University of the West of Scotland Paisley Campus

The Royal College of Nursing is visiting university campuses all over Scotland - come along to find out why as a student nurse, you should join the RCN.