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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

18 April

RCN appoints Dame Donna Kinnair as Chief Executive & General Secretary

Dame Donna will take up the permanent post immediately having held the roles in an acting capacity since August 2018.

16 April

Understaffing putting patients' lives at risk despite post-Francis policies

Any short-term progress in hospitals has fallen away.

11 April

RCN age exhibition explores history, sex and stigma

New installation delves into two centuries of older people’s care, changing lifestyles and the role of nursing in improving attitudes to ageing.

8 April

Thousands take action to change the law on safe staffing

There’s still time for members and the public to make sure leaders are made accountable for safe nurse staffing levels in England.