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Welcome to Peer Support Services

Bringing together injured, ill and disabled RCN members to share experiences and knowledge.

The network aims to build on the work of the previous groups; the Work Injured Nurses Group and the Disabled Nurses Network. It is a membership group for any member affected by physical or psychological injury, ill health or disability - whether work-related or not.

The group exists to assist members in making connections with peers to give and receive support. Perhaps you are retired and wish to maintain links with others in your profession? Perhaps you have recently become disabled and would like to speak with others who have had similar experiences? There are many reasons to join.

Join today

Any RCN member can join - free of charge - and membership of the group does not affect any other forum membership (Peer Support Services is not a forum.) The majority of members join because of a work-related injury or condition, but membership is open to all RCN members affected by ill health or disability or those who have an interest in health at work and/or disability rights issues.

To join please complete the Peer Support application form   

Get in touch

If you have any enquiries then please direct them to mss@rcn.org.uk

Enquiries can also be made using the RCN Member Support Services helpline - 0345 408 4391 option three (9.30am - 4.30pm weekdays).

There is also a Peer Support discussion group in the Discussion Zone.

Meet other members from overseas working in the UK

Member Support Services would like to hear from you if you are interested in making connections with fellow RCN members from overseas who are working in the UK. Please email mss@rcn.org.uk for further information.