RCN Wales

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

Help us give Wales the full nursing team we deserve

Nursing staff in Wales are short of 1719 team members. We are calling on the Welsh Government to extend safe nurse staffing legislation to include inpatient mental health and community nursing for safe and effective nursing for all.

#forthefullteam #feluntim

Nursing Pay

Find out the latest information about NHS pay in Wales and the campaign for Fair Pay for Nursing

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RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards 2021

Celebrating the shining stars of the nursing community! 

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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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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. Updated 12 January 2022.

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 2022.

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 - 17/11/2021