RCN Wales

Representing nurses, HCAs and APs, nursing students and midwives across Wales.

COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions for NHS Wales Managers and Staff

RCN Wales has been working with other Trade Unions and NHS Employers to develop a question and answer sheet for NHS employees regarding employment issues.

COVID-19: information for student nurses in Wales

Guidance providing information for nursing and midwifery students on how they can continue their studies and support the health and care system during the pandemic

COVID-19: information for members

Find information and resources to support you and your understanding and management of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Enhancement scheme for those working in social care

Find out about support announced by the Welsh Government to support care workers who are required to stay off work due to actual or suspected COVID-19 or because they have to self-isolate. This scheme runs from 1 November 2020 to 31 March 2021.

Members Political Discussion Events
Here is your opportunity!

As part of our campaign we are arranging various virtual meetings to talk directly with the politicians.

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD. Tell them what life is like on the frontline of nursing and what their concerns are & what needs to be done to support health care services and the public. This will be an informal discussion led by RCN member speakers, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and put your perspective directly to politicians. 

  • Safe and Effective Care - 2nd November at 6pm
  • Community Nursing & Care Homes -  30th November at 6pm
  • Education and Student Support - 8th December at 6pm
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing - 16th December at 9am

Email Policy& to book your place

There are a limited number of places available and booking will be accepted on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

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Guidance on using social media responsibly

Guidance for nursing and health care staff on using social media safely and responsibly

RCN members in Wales - What's important to you?

RCN Wales will campaign on the issues you identify as important, please take a few minutes to complete our survey to make your voice heard.

Click here to complete our survey 

If you have any queries about this survey, please contact Policy, Parliamentary and Public Affairs team here

The RCN is the largest professional association and trade union for nurses, including student nurses and health care support workers. It has 450,000 members in the UK and approximately 25,000 members in Wales. The mission of the RCN in Wales is to represent nurses and nursing, promote excellence in practice and to shape health policy in Wales.

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Nursing Pay

Find out the latest information about NHS pay in Wales

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RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards

Celebrating the shining stars of the nursing family! 

Find out about our 2019 winners!
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Safe and Effective Care

Implementing and extending the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016

Where are we now and what happens next?

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RCN Wales library

Ty Maeth, King George V Drive East, Cardiff CF14 4XZ 029 2068 0734. Please note this number is for library enquiries only. Call 0345 772 6100 for general queries.

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All members belong to an RCN branch. Branches work across the NHS, independent and third sectors to deliver services to members and provide opportunities for members to participate in, shape and influence the work of the RCN.

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Page last updated - 09/11/2020